SOURCE: Pentaho Corporation

Pentaho Corporation

August 26, 2010 08:00 ET

Pentaho Names Doug Johnson Chief Financial Officer

Seasoned CFO to Guide Pentaho's Rapid Dominance in the Business Intelligence Market

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - August 26, 2010) -  Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) and data integration leader, today announced it has named Doug Johnson as the company's new executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Johnson brings over 20 years of experience in finance and operations at technology companies including Fusion Systems, Discreet Logic, THINQ Learning Solutions and Black Duck Software. He will have responsibility for all global finance and administration operations and will play a vital role in guiding Pentaho's rapid growth and leadership in the Business Intelligence market.

"Pentaho has become one of the fastest growing software companies in the industry today by combining exceptional technology, unmatched commercial open source value and laser focus on providing an exceptional customer experience," said Doug Johnson, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Pentaho. "I'm excited about joining Pentaho during such a high-growth period for both the company and industry as a whole."

"Doug has a unique background that combines a passion for business intelligence, experience, bringing three companies through IPO, and extensive experience in open source and subscription-based services," said Richard Daley, founder and CEO of Pentaho. "His acumen couldn't be more closely aligned with Pentaho, and we're thrilled to have him on board to guide the company's financial success."

In addition to his duties at Pentaho, Doug is licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard as a 100-ton Master and lives on his 50-foot trawler.

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About Pentaho Corporation
Pentaho Corporation is the open source business intelligence and data integration leader. Thousands of global organizations deploy Pentaho software to make faster and better business decisions that positively impact their bottom lines. Pentaho provides a comprehensive BI suite that includes capabilities for data integration/ETL, modeling, data mining, analysis, reporting and dashboards. The Pentaho BI suite supports the company's Agile BI initiative, which enables organizations to build BI applications more quickly, respond to business changes more easily and expedite time-to-value for up to 90% less cost than traditional BI vendors. Pentaho was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL, USA. For more information, visit www.pentaho.com.