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Pub Talk

"Can You Really Manage Your Business Performance? Yes, You Can!"


By Mr. John Kopcke, Chief Technology Officer, Hyperion Solutions Corporation

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Open to the Public.
The Pub Talk begins at 6:00 p.m.
Press Release

Some of the greatest challenges facing many businesses are their own management processes. Business Performance Management (BPM) can help transform management teams to continuously improve performance, anticipate results, and drive growth and profitability. At this Pub Talk, come hear John Kopcke discuss how managers can become more effective in their day-to-day activities like goal setting, business modeling, planning, budgeting, performance measurement, analysis, and reporting.


John Kopcke, Chief Technology Officer, is the driving force behind Hyperion's vision, product, market direction, and commitment to services and is responsible for the overarching product and technology strategy for Hyperion. Additionally, Kopcke spends considerable time with key partners to leverage the company's architecture, sharing Hyperion's technology direction and technology platform messages. Mr. Kopcke brings more than 23 years of experience with client/server and Web-based decision support and business intelligence solutions. Prior to Hyperion, he held Chief Technology Officer positions at Softlab, a BMW company and provider of data management technologies and system integration solutions, and at Pilot Software, a subsidiary of Accrue Software. Previously, he founded Kopcke and Associates, a software and development company specializing in the specification and implementation of software for software products companies. Mr. Kopcke holds a degree from the University of Michigan with a heavy concentration in computer science, mathematics, and economics.


Hyperion (, the global leader in business performance management software, creates solutions that help companies measure performance and drive profitability. Hyperion's Business Performance Management Suite of packaged and tailored applications and its open, integrating business performance management platform (Hyperion Essbase XTD) enable companies to set goals; model and plan performance; monitor and report key results; analyze underlying business drivers; and anticipate future performance of core business activities. Hyperion's products are used by more than 6,000 customers worldwide to enable financial, organizational, customer relationship, supply-chain and channel performance management. Hyperion has a network of more than 400 partners to provide innovative and specialized business performance management solutions and services. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Hyperion employs more than 2,200 people in 20 countries and is represented in 16 additional countries through distributor relationships. In fiscal year 2002, the company has generated annual revenues of $492 million. For more information, visit their Website or call 800.286.8000 (U.S. only).