Before joining BI he worked at the Oracle Headquarters in the United States as platform architect, working with the Fusion Applications development as advisor and supported customers all around the world on their journey towards implementing enterprise-wide SOA.
During his platform engineering years, Clemens was responsible for cross product integration, strategic standards as well as a member to the Oracle’s SOA platform steering committee, and served on the OASIS TC for Service Component Architecture (SCA). In 2006 Clemens co-founded the “Masons-of-SOA”, an inter-company network founded by architects of Oracle Germany, Opitz, SOPEra (Eclipse Project Swordfish founders) and EDS, with the mission of spreading knowledge, fostering discussion and supporting SOA programs across companies and borders.
After 14 articles on advanced SOA topics in the german Java Magazin, a three patterns in Thomas Erl’s SOA Design Patterns catalogue, they are currently working on “Next Generation SOA” – slated to release as part of the Service Oriented Computing Series of Prentice Hall for late 2010. Clemens is also a co-author of the SOA Manifesto.