LOS ANGELES, CA—September 13, 2007—Solver, Inc., a Business Intelligence solutions provider, has announced that Michael Bowen has joined the company as Vice President of Services. Michael Bowen is a Business Intelligence (BI) industry veteran of 17 years, now working with his fourth-generation of BI tools. As a practitioner he has been responsible for the design and implementation of over 200 data marts into production in various industries.
“It's always interesting to see new technology enter the BI market. With Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server, Microsoft has the ability to leapfrog a generation of software and bring many more customers into the previously pricey club of Performance Management. I am excited to be at the cutting edge of implementing this next-generation technology which will redefine the size and scope of the BI marketplace. Solver is at the heart of expanding this market and dedicated to excellence. This is the place to be,” says Bowen.
Prior to joining Solver, Bowen’s BI consulting career began at Pilot Software, and has worked at Arbor, Hyperion and his own consultancies. At Hyperion, Bowen was Americas Domain Lead for DW and BI Tools and WW Business Development Manager for eCRM Analytics. Bowen is noted as a keen observer of both business and technical trends in BI having worked C Level Sales and International Channels as well as with DW staff and product engineering groups. Prior to joining Solver as VP of Services, he was Manager of BI Best Practices at Answerthink.
“Michael’s extensive background from the Business Intelligence Industry is adding significant value to the Solver organization and the overall strategy for delivering quality solutions for PerformancePoint solutions for both Monitoring and Analytics, as well as his strength from large Hyperion implementations will safeguard the quality of the way Solver will be able to deliver high quality solutions to large Fortune 3000 companies based on Microsoft’s new ground breaking technologies in the Business Performance Management field,” says Per Solli, Co-owner and CEO of Solver, Inc.
This is what I've been up to in the past month. It's really cool to be involved in a cutting edge way and turning a company around. I dig it. Writing company policy and leading people actually beats blogging.