Host Analytics Appoints Lance Walter as CMO

Host Analytics Appoints Lance Walter as CMO 
Enterprise Software Veteran Joins Cloud Enterprise Performance
Management Leader 
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/13 --   Host Analytics, the
leader in cloud enterprise performance management (EPM), today
announced the appointment of enterprise software industry veteran
Lance Walter as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Mr. Walter has nearly
20 years of experience at high-growth companies, including technical,
marketing, and executive roles. 
"Cloud EPM is a customer-led revolution," said Lance Walter.
"Organizations everywhere are seeking the speed, accountability, and
insight of EPM applications with the agility, low total cost of
ownership, and rapid time-to-value that only the cloud can deliver.
I'm thrilled to join Host Analytics, the clear market leader that is
offering today's finance leaders a better choice over legacy
on-premise alternatives." 
Mr. Walter brings many years of experience in EPM, business
intelligence (BI), analytics, and cloud computing to Host Analytics.
Prior to joining Host Analytics, Mr. Walter ran marketing for Aria
Systems, a leader in cloud billing and subscription management
applications. His first executive marketing role was at Pentaho
Corporation, where he joined the company as employee number 12 and
helped to grow it to more than 600 subscription customers. Prior to
that, Mr. Walter served as Vice President of Product Marketing for
Business Objects, the BI market leader, as the company grew revenues
from $460 million to well over $1 billion prior to its acquisition by
SAP. Earlier in his career, Mr. Walter held technical, product
management, and marketing roles at industry leaders including Siebel
Systems, Hyperion Solutions, and Oracle Corp. 
"I'm very excited to add Lance Walter to the Host Analytics executive
team," said Dave Kellogg, CEO at Host Analytics. "We've established
'pole-position' in the cloud EPM market. Lance's proven start-up
experience, deep background in analytics, and knowledge of the EPM
market will only accelerate our continued success as we do for the
EPM market what Salesforce.com did for CRM." 
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About Host Analytics
 Host Analytics is the leader in cloud financial
applications for planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics.
Host Analytics Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) customers
benefit from improved business agility, lower total cost of
ownership, faster time-to-value, increased security, and a faster
pace of innovation compared to traditional on-premise alternatives.
World-class companies like NEC, Burlington Coat Factory, and WD-40
trust Host Analytics to power their strategic financial processes.
Host Analytics is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading
venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with
offices around the globe.  
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www.hostanalytics.com 
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For more information, contact: 
Stacey Burbach
Point Communications Group for Host Analytics
sburbach@pointcgroup.com
602.279.1137 
 
 
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