Global Consulting Services, Inc. specializes in providing highly talented engineers focused on engineered systems (i.e.
Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exadata, and ZFS Storage), data management, data security, analytics, open source solutions, and accompanying
services. Our primary focus is on the U.S. Intelligence Community, however, we also support the public sector and commercial
businesses. Our consultants offer broad talents, experience and value that are measured on technical competency of various technologies
and solutions. Their value is enhanced with the ability and desire to support and mentor other team members, raising the performance
of the teams they support. Our consultants are encouraged to maintain their technical edge through continuous training on current and
new technologies that are relevant to our customer environment.
James "Jim" Osborn, PMP
Founder and CEO
Mr. Osborn is a 7+ year Oracle alumni and has been a professional in the information technology industry for 29 years supporting commercial, federal, military and intelligence community customers. His background includes working for large firms Oracle, GE and KPMG. At Oracle, Mr. Osborn was the Practice Manager with P/L responsibility for 2 major accounts supporting intelligence community agencies. During his final year as Practice Manager, his business development efforts increased revenue by 25% during the first quarter and 60% in the second quarter over the prior year's revenue performance in his last 6 months before leaving Oracle. He began his career as a software engineer supporting financial systems built on COBOL and IDMS/R ADSO platforms. Mr. Osborn was the recipient of GE's Award of Excellence for Outstanding Professional Performance and Distinguished Contribution while managing the support of their world-wide Billing, Legal and HR systems. Following the successful mitigation of Y2k issues, he moved into web based technologies supporting mission critical systems built on Java and enterprise databases including Oracle, Sybase and MS SQL Server. He has participated at all phases of the development life cycle from requirements management, software engineering to final deployment and post implementation operations support. In his free time, Mr. Osborn has volunteered as House Captain for Christmas in April projects restoring homes for families in need, regularly dontates whole blood, double red cells, and platelets with the Red Cross, has been certified as a Medical First Responder and volunteers as a 4WD driver for local hospitals during severe snow storms to transport nurses and doctors to and from local hospitals.
Mr. Desai is a 13+ year Oracle alumni and last served as an Oracle Consulting Technical Director prior to joining Global. He is a certified CISSP and Oracle Certified Professional. At Oracle, he provided strategic solutions architectures for intelligence community programs with a focus on Oracle Engineered Systems that includes the Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exadata, ZFS Storage and Infiniband technologies. His in-depth knowledge of these technologies and proactive approach to identify and mitigate risks has resulted in significant cost savings for his clients. He often provides senior level technical leadership and support on multiple simultaneous projects where he has helped elevate the quality and efficiency performance of the teams he supports. Mr. Desai is a welcomed and respected member of the Global Leadership Team.