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March 25, 2014 10:00 ET

Host Analytics Invites Enterprise Performance Management Users to Engage, Empower, and Evolve at Host Analytics World 2014

Keynote Speakers Include Thought Leaders From Accenture and the Advanced Performance Institute

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2014) - Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), today announced the keynote speakers for Host Analytics World 2014, the company's annual user conference. The three-day conference, to be held May 6-8 at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, will include insightful keynotes, informative breakouts, a dedicated training day, the latest EPM trends, features, case studies and product roadmap.

Host Analytics World 2014 will be keynoted by Bernard Marr, Founder and CEO at the Advanced Performance Institute. Mr. Marr is a best-selling business author and consultant in strategy management, performance management, analytics, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and Big Data. Mr. Marr will discuss how organizations can use the latest enterprise performance management approaches to improve critical business decision-making. He will also discuss how companies can identify the most relevant KPIs to their business, and how Finance professionals can effectively communicate those metrics across the organization to drive improved performance.

In addition, David Axson, a managing director in Accenture Strategy in the Finance & Enterprise Performance group and author of "The Management Mythbuster," will share insights on how to transform the Finance function to contribute to global growth in a very dynamic marketplace. Mr. Axson will review what's driving the change, as well as the people, process, and technology factors that are making it possible for many organizations to transform more quickly than in years past. He'll also review examples of what some high performing companies are achieving, and how empowering the Finance function can accelerate their growth.

Host Analytics World 2014 will take place at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront hotel. The event offers a unique opportunity to meet with Host Analytics experts, customers, and partners to discuss new ideas, best practices, and industry trends. For more information or to register for Host Analytics World 2014, please visit the Host Analytics World website at http://www.hostanalytics.com/world2014/ .

"Host Analytics World is the industry's leading event for finance executives looking to get the benefits of cloud-based enterprise performance management," said Dave Kellogg, CEO of Host Analytics. "Every year, our customers and partners bring more energy, expertise, and enthusiasm to Host Analytics World. This year, we've put together a one-of-a-kind event that offers an unprecedented opportunity for finance professionals to hear from major thought leaders in the space, and to learn best practices for planning, close management, reporting, and analytics from the industry's leading minds."

Host Analytics will also honor process and technology innovators at Host Analytics World, on stage in front of hundreds of their peers. The Cloud EPM Excellence Awards will be presented to Host Analytics customers and partners for their use of cloud-based financial analytic applications that streamline operations, demonstrate thought leadership, and show significant ROI.

The current sponsor list for Host Analytics World 2014 includes Platinum Sponsor CFO Solutions, Gold Sponsors BrightPoint Consulting, MorganFranklin Consulting, and Trenegy, and Silver sponsor FDH Consulting.

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About Host Analytics, Inc.

Host Analytics is the leader in cloud-based financial applications for planning, close management, reporting, and analytics. Host Analytics Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) customers benefit from improved business agility, lower total cost of ownership, faster time to value, increased security, and a faster pace of innovation compared to traditional on-premises alternatives. World-class companies like NEC, Burlington Coat Factory, and Sanmina trust Host Analytics to power their strategic financial processes. Host Analytics is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices around the globe.

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