Jedox, an international software company that develops and markets commercial, open source-based planning, analysis and reporting solutions, has strengthened its UK operations with the appointment of Paul Newman as country manager for the UK and Ireland.
Newman is responsible for growing Jedox’s presence in the UK and Ireland, which today has over 300 customers using its flagship, Business Intelligence (BI) suite, Palo. Newman has 25 years’ industry experience, including senior management roles at, IBM and Misys. More recently, he served as Global Account Manager at Cognos, a Global Business Intelligence company.
Kristian Raue, founder and CEO of Jedox, commented: “Paul brings a wealth of experience to our sales management team and will play a key role in growing Jedox’s international market share. Driven by our customers’ demands for better business insights, we feel this is an opportune time to offer our business intelligence know-how coupled with the flexibility of the software-as-a-service delivery model to a wider audience. A strong team will help us deliver on this vision across our key markets in Europe.”
Jedox to host Business Intelligence briefing
On 20 May 2009, Jedox will host a half-day briefing session for the media, customers and partners at Portland Place, London. Nigel Pendse, business intelligence and OLAP analyst and the editor of The OLAP Report, will discuss BI consolidation in the UK market place. Other topics to be discussed include the implications of corporate performance management data being made more transparent and readily available across the enterprise. For more details and/or to register attendance, please visit http://www.jedox.com/en/news/events/Events.html.
Jedox, founded by Kristian Raue in 2002, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Open Source-based Business Intelligence and corporate performance management solutions. Jedox’ core product, Palo, accommodates the entire range of BI requirements including planning, reporting and analysis.
Twenty per cent of DAX 30 companies and many other organizations in Germany and abroad have implemented Jedox solutions including well-known companies such as Quelle, Clariant Switzerland and Nycomed Germany. Internationalization and diversification in the field of Commercial Open Source Software are main objectives for continued growth. The company employs 60 people at its headquarters in Freiburg, Germany. Visit www.jedox.com.
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