Mark Nelson is an Architect in Oracle Cloud team, currently working on WebLogic and many cloud technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Istio, and so on. Main technology areas are continuous delivery, continuous integration, test automation, containers (especially Docker), container orchestration (especially Kubernetes). Mark works both with internal projects and open source projects. Mark contributes to various WebLogic-related open source projects including the Kubernetes Operator.

Previously, Mark was an Architect for Wercker (Oracle Container Pipelines) a cloud and container-native CI/CD SaaS, and before that in the Fusion Middleware Central Development team in Oracle Development. In this period, Mark’s job was to make Oracle software easier to use, with a focus on areas like continuous delivery, configuration management and provisioning – making it simple to manage the configuration of complex environments and applications built with Oracle Database, Fusion Middleware and Fusion Applications, on-premise and in the cloud.
Before joining the Central Development team, Mark was a senior member of the A-Team since 2010, and worked in Sales Consulting at Oracle since 2006 and various roles at IBM since 1994.

Mark has presented at Oracle OpenWorld, various Customer Advisory Boards, and national and state Oracle User Group meetings several times. Mark owns the popular RedStack blog, has published Oracle whitepapers, a book on Oracle BPM, and is one of the Oracle SOA Certification Exam question authors.