Corey & Associate Principals

Michael Corey, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Author, Columnist & Industry Analysts.

Michael Corey is a frequent speaker at technology and business conferences throughout the world from Australia to Brazil.

Michael Corey

Michael is a recognized Oracle ACE, a recognized VMware vExpert, a recognized Microsoft SQL Server Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and is on the Talkin Cloud 200 Computing Executives and Experts List. In 2015, 2017 was recognized by Onalytica as one of the top 100 individuals who influence the cloud.? Michael earns this distinction from Onalytica through a methodology they had created. Using their methodology Onalytica evaluated 89 days worth tweets on a number of topics surrounding all things cloud. This meant over a million individual tweets and interactions were evaluated as part of this determination.? Over 160,000 individual users were looked at. The results of this analysis were published in a free report. To obtain a copy of the free report click on the link

He has worked with relational databases for over 35 years starting with Oracle Version 3.SQL MVP Oracle Ace VMware vExpert

Michael is the original Oracle press author, frequent blogger and writer for Database Trends and Applications and a regular columnist for Big Data Quarterly. Michael Corey leverages his extensive experience and business savvy to manage and expand Ntirety into the premier Remote DBA & Database Virtualization firm in the United States.


Michael was the founder of Ntirety. Ntirety was one of the first companies in the world to focus on Remote Database Administration. Ntirety in fact coined the term Database Administration as a Service. which is a registered trademark of Nirety. In March of 2014 Ntirety was acquired by HOSTING out of Denver, Colorado.

Prior to Ntirety, Michael Corey co-founded Database Technologies (DBT), the first consulting company on the East Coast to specialize in Oracle and other relational databases. Under his direction, Database Technologies experienced triple-digit growth and in 1997, was recognized by Deloitte & Touche, and Hale and Dorr as the fastest-growing, technology company in New England and the 51st fastest growing technology company in the United States.

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Michael is the current Co-Founder of LicenseFortress. For a fixed monthly cost LicenseFortress offers real-time monitoring and alerting of Oracle License Compliance with the industry’s only financial guarantee.

Corey is a frequent speaker at technology and business conferences throughout the world and has written numerous articles and books, which were published by (Oracle Press/Osborne McGraw-Hill,), VMware Press on topics such as Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware: Doing IT Right, Oracle Database 12 Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional to Oracle Data Warehousing.

Michael is an active member in the technology community. Michael is a past president of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG); he helped found the Professional Association of SQL Server and is a founding board member of the IOUG Virtualization SIG? and IOUG VMware SIG. He is a member of the VMware Guru program, the original recipient of the IOUG Special Recognition award now known as the Chris Wooldridge Award, and received the only Life Time Membership awarded to Michael by the Independent Oracle Users Group for his service to the technology community.

Michael received a gubernatorial appointment to the Massachusetts Robert H. Goddard Council for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Michael received a B.S., Computer Information Systems Degree from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. A Masters of Business Administration from Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Michael is currently attending a doctoral program at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA USA as part of the 2021 cohort.

Paul Tu, Entrepreneur, Investor and Operator

Paul has over 25 years of operational, entrepreneurial and investment experience. As Partner of iTruth Capital Partners, he identified the strategic partners in China and was instrumental in raising the needed capital for Epirus Biopharmaceuticals in 2014 and for Cynvenio Biosystems in 2015. Prior to that, he co-founded BGI Americas Corporation and brought BGI, a Chinese genomics sequencing service provider, into the US market. As President of BGI Americas, Paul built a full staff and achieved positive returns within the first year of operations, and collaborated with leading pharmaceutical companies, including Merck, Pfizer, Novartis, and Eli Lilly, etc.

Paul Tu

Prior to BGI Americas, Paul was a Principal at MassVentures, a Boston-based venture capital firm. Paul’s previous investments included uTest, the world’s largest marketplace for software testing services and winner of the “Most Innovative Company of the Year” by American Business Awards in 2011; Inceptor Inc., a search engine marketing software company acquired by SuperMedia (NASDAQ: SPMD); Profile Systems, a supply chain management software and service provider acquired by Comergent Technologies Inc. and subsequently acquired by Sterling Commerce, a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T); and Ntirety, a remote DBA service company acquired by HOSTING.

Before MassVentures, Paul was Vice President at Eastern Bank Commercial Lending Group and Assistant Vice President at Bank of America (formerly Fleet Bank/Shawmut Bank) Business Banking Group. Paul holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. from Boston University.

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