SOURCE: Salient Management Company

Salient Management Company

October 24, 2012 07:00 ET

Performance Management, BI Expert Joins Salient as SVP

HORSEHEADS, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 24, 2012) - David Giannetto (, a nationally respected thought-leader in the areas of business intelligence, business performance management, information management and analytics, and co-author and creator of The Performance Power Grid© management methodology, has joined Salient Management Company as SVP, Performance Management.

Giannetto will lead Salient's "transformational services," including the on-site client technical services and business consulting. "Under David we will unify all of our consulting efforts from business to applications to organizational performance at the customer level, so that we have a single view point and method of execution," says Guy Amisano (, Salient CEO. "This new role is in line with our fundamental mission of helping our clients operate as efficiently and profitably as possible. David is equally knowledgeable in both progressive management practices and today's leading information-oriented technology, and his deep experience allows him to creatively combine these as a means to drive organizational change and achieve sustainable superior performance and competitive advantage for our clients."

"My work with clients has always been about solving their business problems while exposing them to the power of the new way of managing that BI performance management makes possible," says Giannetto. "Salient offers one of the most powerful, comprehensive technologies capable of driving overall performance at an enterprise-level. By combining the methods I have developed with their technology we will be able to offer something that is unique in the BI space: a technology company that can go beyond implementing technology to truly help our clients reinvent themselves and realize their full potential and profitability."

Since 2008 Giannetto has been the CEO of The Telos Group LLC, a management consulting and technology services firm focused on driving client performance through the use of progressive and creative information-oriented management techniques and technology. He was the driving force behind the Business Performance Management and Reporting initiative at the United Nations Secretariat, and has led initiatives at organizations ranging from internet start-ups to some of the world's largest organizations. His client list includes the award-winning EPM initiatives at FujiFilm and Seattle City Light, along with American Express, JPMorgan, Schering-Plough, Black & Decker, Mediacom Communications, BlueCross BlueShield in six states, Kelly Services, and others.

Giannetto earned his MBA from Rutgers University and was a regular army officer in the 10th Mountain Division. "The Performance Power Grid, The Proven Method to Create and Sustain Superior Organizational Performance" (Wiley 2006) has become one of today's leading enterprise-level performance management methodologies. He is a former MBA professor in the internationally ranked program at Rutgers University, has written for numerous national magazines and is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences.

About Salient (
Salient Management Company offers business and government a visual data mining solution to improve management efficiency and decision-making. The Salient solution enables users to evaluate results, identify outliers and their root causes, and refine managerial decision-making continuously. Salient today serves more than 45,000 users in 61 countries.

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