Hyperion Solutions Appoints John Kopcke Chief Technology Officer Friday 5 January 2001 PDF Print ...Veteran Software Executive Joins Hyperion Senior Management Team... LONDON, UK and SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 05, 2001 - Hyperion, (Nasdaq: HYSL), a leader in business analysis software, today announced the appointment of John Kopcke as Chief Technology Officer. Kopcke brings more than 23 years of information technology experience to this position. As Chief Technology Officer, Kopcke will be responsible for Hyperion's internal technology architecture, technology development services, product quality assurance, leveraging Hyperion's architecture with its key partners, the development of the company's future technology direction and the delivery of Hyperion's technology platform message. "John Kopcke brings a wealth of business intelligence technology experience to the Hyperion management team that will help us advance our strategic growth plans," said Jeff Rodek, chairman and CEO of Hyperion. "John is seasoned in both development and implementation practices. His strong management track record and his expertise in the Web-based and client/server business intelligence markets make him an excellent fit for Hyperion." Mr. Kopcke's specific areas of expertise include: software engineering design and implementation practices; portable software development technologies; online analytical processing (OLAP); database management system (DBMS) technologies; and operating systems. "This is a great opportunity for me to join one of the leaders in the business analysis market and play a key role in the further evolution of the company's product portfolio," said John Kopcke. "I look forward to contributing to Hyperion's strategy of investing in the development of market-leading business analysis applications and technology." Mr. Kopcke joins Hyperion from Optio Software where he was responsible for the company's product development organisation and oversaw all product development for existing solutions as well as research and development for new product introductions. Mr. Kopcke's experience also includes CTO positions at Softlab, Inc., (a BMW company), a provider of data management technologies and system integration solutions and Pilot Software. While at Softlab, Kopcke managed all software product development and technical direction. Prior to Softlab, Kopcke served as chief technology officer for Pilot Software, a subsidiary of Accrue Software. Previously, Mr. Kopcke founded Kopcke and Associates, a software and development company, where he was responsible for all product development at the Web-based and client/server business intelligence solutions provider. Pilot Software subsequently acquired Kopcke and Associates. Prior to forming Kopcke and Associates, Mr. Kopcke held several development management positions, including director of software development at THORN EMI Computers Software (TECS) in Farnborough, UK, and vice president of research and development for New Hampshire-based Evaluation and Planning Systems. About Hyperion Hyperion (Nasdaq: HYSL) is a leader in business analysis software. Hyperion helps business leaders plan, manage and execute on strategies by analysing information on e-business initiatives, supply chain execution, customers, operations and finance. The company's market-leading OLAP (online analytical processing) technology, packaged business analysis applications and tools are used by over 6,000 organisations worldwide, including more than 60 of the Fortune 100 and more than 40 of the Financial Times European Top 100. In addition, 400 Hyperion alliance partners deliver technology, applications and services to increase the flexibility and choice for customers. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, the company has offices in 26 countries. More information is available at http://www.hyperion.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Note to editors: Hyperion is a registered trademark of Hyperion Solutions Corporation. Contacts: Andrew Smith Object Marketing Tel: (020) 8762 9292 E-mail: email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Object Marketing in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.