Juan Porter, president of TopDown Consulting, founded the company in 2000. He has over twenty years of combined customer, vendor, and consultant experience with Hyperion, which enables him to bring unmatched insight into the strategic impact of performance management solutions as well as in-depth understanding of the day-to-day realities of managing global applications while supporting users' needs. Prior to founding TopDown, Juan managed all aspects of Hyperion applications, on a global basis, for ABB, Novell, and SGI. Considered a visionary with an exceptional, proven ability to effectively address complex global business problems through EPM solutions, he is a member of the Oracle Hyperion Partner Advisory Council. Juan has presented annually at Oracle Hyperion user groups. He has served as chair of Hyperion's national steering committee as well as leading many Hyperion enhancement committees. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Taylor University.