Niels de Bruijn works for MT AG, a mid-size vendor-independent IT-consultancy company based in Germany. As a business unit manager, he is responsible for a group of APEX experts and all APEX activity in the company. Niels shares his extensive knowledge through the website apex.mt-ag.com and by speaking at events such as DOAG Conference, DOAG APEX Connect, OGh APEX World and ODTUG Kscope. As an active member of DOAG, Niels leads the APEX Community in Germany. One of his major achievements at DOAG is the launch of the yearly APEX Connect conference, where he is active as conference chairman. His activity in the APEX community and engagement with product management, led him to his designation as Oracle ACE Director early 2016.