John Conlee is the founder and president of Vertical Edge Consulting Group. With over fifteen years of experience in Oracle Hyperion technology, John is widely recognized for his expertise on both the technical as well as the functional side of Performance Management Solutions and Business Intelligence. His passion for quality of delivery and approach to addressing the complex needs of a business is the backbone of the company. In addition, John has also built close relationships with Oracle Sales and Product Development that enable him to provide valuable insight into the EPM market as well as provide to Oracle key needs from customers for upcoming releases. He has served as a panel expert and speaker for several Oracle Hyperion user conferences. He is an Oracle Hyperion Certified Consultant and holds a BS degree in Management Information Systems from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Prior to starting VECG, John held numerous executive, sales, and delivery management roles in which he delivered EPM solutions across a multitude of industries.