Riaz Ahmed is an IT professional with more than 23 years experience. He started his career in early 90's as a programmer, and has been employed in a wide variety of information technology positions, including analyst programmer, system analyst, project manager, data architect, database designer and senior database administrator. Currently he is working as head of IT for a group of companies. Riaz possesses extensive experience in database design and development. Besides all versions of Oracle, he has worked with almost all the major RDBMS on the market today. During his career he designed and implemented numerious databases for a wide range of applications, including ERP. He is the author of the best-selling Create Rapid Web Applications Using Oracle Application Express (two editions), Implement Oracle Business Intelligence, The Web Book - Build Static and Dynamic Websites, and SQL - The Shortest Route For Beginners.