Linda Jackman is Group Vice President of Industry Strategy for Oracle Utilities. Linda studied Accounting and Information Systems in Perth, Australia, and is undertaking her Master of Business Administration at the University of Queensland. She has more than 20 years experience in information systems, specializing in capital intensive industries such as mining and utilities. After a number of years working in Australia and Europe Linda moved to North America to lead the implementations for several major utilities. In 2005 she joined SPL WorldGroup as Vice President of Product Management for Customer Care and Billing. SPL was acquired by Oracle in 2007, where she is the now the Global VP Utilities Industry Strategy.