Host Analytics Appoints EPM Veteran John O’Rourke as Vice President of Product Marketing

Redwood City, CA – March 12, 2015 –

Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), today announced the appointment of John O’Rourke as Vice President of Product Marketing. John brings decades of experience in finance and enterprise software to Host Analytics as the company continues to disrupt the traditional EPM market. The company recently reported record growth in 2014 as organizations increasingly turned to Host Analytics for complete EPM functionality with more rapid deployment, lower overall costs, and greater finance empowerment compared to traditional on-premises EPM applications..

John O’Rourke has nearly 20 years of experience in EPM, having worked at Hyperion Solutions since 1997 where he helped grow the company from roughly $175M in revenue to more than $750M in 2007 when the company was acquired by Oracle.  John then spent 6 years at Oracle where he led the EPM Product Marketing team, driving messaging and positioning, thought leadership for the Office of Finance as well as many awareness and demand generation programs. John started his career in Accounting and Finance then moved into Strategic Marketing, Product Marketing and Marketing Management roles in enterprise software after completing his MBA in Marketing at Boston College. 

“We’re very excited to add John to the team at Host Analytics,” said Lance Walter, CMO at Host Analytics. “He really knows the market and understands what modern finance organizations are trying achieve with EPM applications. Host Analytics is growing rapidly and John’s deep experience in EPM will help us tremendously as the EPM market shifts to the cloud.”

“I’m very excited to join Host Analytics at such an important time in the EPM market,” said John O’Rourke, Vice President of Product Marketing at Host Analytics. “Host Analytics has the product, the team and momentum to capitalize on a major market transition to cloud-based EPM solutions that improve finance agility and deliver long-term customer success.”

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About Host Analytics
Host Analytics is the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), offering a suite of financial applications for planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics. World-class companies like NEC, Burlington Coat Factory, and Sanmina trust Host Analytics to power their strategic financial systems. Host Analytics is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with customers in over 80 countries.

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Host Analytics is the leading specialist provider of cloud-based connected financial planning and close solutions. Built with financial expertise and a dedication to customer success, Host Analytics meets the needs of finance and accounting teams and helps them to evolve as business conditions change. More than 800 customers including Bose, Boston Red Sox, Evernote,, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, and Pinterest rely on Host Analytics for planning, budgeting, modeling, consolidations and reporting. Host Analytics is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.