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Adaptive Planning

June 18, 2013 08:00 ET

Adaptive Planning Announces Accelerate 2013 Customer Award Winners

Awards Honor Customers' Innovation and Successful Collaboration With Adaptive Planning

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, announced customer award winners for excellence in a variety of categories at its Accelerate 2013 user conference, an annual gathering of customers and partners from around the world. This year, more than 500 customers and partners from 14 countries gathered to share strategies, best practices, and gain valuable new insights from their peers.

Awards were presented to the following Adaptive Planning customers and individuals:

  • Knowledge Universe
    Knowledge Universe is a leading global education organization, providing a network of more than 3,000 locations worldwide, employing over 40,000 education professionals, and reaching over 300,000 students daily.

  • GDF Suez
    GDF Suez is the #1 producer of non-nuclear power in the world, with nearly 220,000 employees in nearly 70 countries. The company reported $125 billion in revenues in 2012, with $9-10 billion of investment per year planned over the next three years.

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) International
    JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. 

  • Thiess Mining
    The name Thiess is synonymous with world-class mining operations. The company offers specialist expertise across all stages of mining, including mine planning and engineering, operations and maintenance, and environmental management.

  • The Doe Run Company
    The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources and mining company and is the largest integrated lead producer in the Western Hemisphere.

  • Siemens: Joanne Belmontes
    Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering. The company operates in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure & cities sectors. For more than 165 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions. With 370,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of approximately $102 billion in fiscal 2012. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $22 billion and employs approximately 60,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com.

  • Baxter Credit Union (BCU): Ken Gillespie, Senior Treasury & Financial Analyst
    With over $1 billion in total assets, Illinois-based BCU is one of the nation's top 100 credit unions. BCU serves over 140,000 members and has service centers throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.

  • Miche Bag, LLC: Nicholas Cook, Finance
    Miche's unique handbag concept sparked a fashion revolution by allowing women to change the look of their handbags instantly through interchangeable "Shells." With nearly 15,000 independent representatives in the United States and international distributors all promoting monthly releases, Miche customers are always in style. As part of its Hope Initiative, Miche also donates a portion of its sales from its popular "Hope" shells to various humanitarian causes.

  • Infusionsoft: Eric Zimmerman, Planning and Analyst Manager
    Infusionsoft provides an all-in-one web-based sales and marketing software for small businesses. The privately held, six-time Inc. 500/5000 company is based in Chandler, Ariz. and is funded by Goldman Sachs, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures.

  • Demandware: Brittany Joyce, Budgeting Analyst
    Demandware provides an enterprise-class cloud commerce platform for omni-channel commerce solutions. Today, the platform powers more than 150 retail brands across more than 625 sites around the globe.

"At Adaptive Planning we deeply value our customer relationships, and we take every opportunity to recognize our customers' hard work, trust in our team, and the innovative ways they have collaborated with us," said Greg Schneider, Vice President of Marketing at Adaptive Planning. "Our customers are an extension of our brand, and the passion and performance that I've seen from these customers is encouraging as we continue to expand our global reach and product offerings."

Adaptive Planning's subscription-based business model aligns the company's interests with its customers' interests, and reflects Adaptive Planning's focus on customer satisfaction. As a result, BPM Partners has ranked Adaptive Planning #1 in customer satisfaction among all comprehensive corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence (BI) vendors for four consecutive years, and Merrill Research has ranked Adaptive Planning #1 in CPM brand rating. Adaptive Planning has also been named the 5th fastest growing company in Silicon Valley on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ list, based on the company's four-year, 1,099 percent growth rate.

About Adaptive Planning
Adaptive Planning is the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes. The company's software as a service (SaaS) platform allows finance and management teams to work together to plan, monitor, report on, and analyze financial and operational performance. With capabilities for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, consolidation, dashboards, and business intelligence, Adaptive Planning enables finance, sales, and other business leaders to make better, faster, more collaborative decisions that drive a true competitive advantage.

Adaptive Planning is used by over 1,600 organizations worldwide, from midsized companies and nonprofits to large corporations, including AAA, Boston Scientific, CORT, Konica Minolta, NetSuite, Philips, and Vail Resorts. The company is the 5th fastest growing software company in Silicon Valley on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ list; has the #1 brand in midmarket CPM; and ranks #1 in customer satisfaction in independent industry surveys. With customers and partners in 82 countries worldwide, the company has the strongest channel ecosystem in the cloud CPM space, with worldwide partners including Armanino McKenna, Intacct, IntuitiveTek, Plex Systems, SAP, and NetSuite, which offers a specialized version of Adaptive Planning as the NetSuite Financial Planning Module. Adaptive Planning is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and is funded by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), ONSET Ventures, Monitor Ventures, and Cardinal Venture Capital.

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