Demand for Enterprise Performance Management Continues to Expand Rapidly

Trevor Walker Joins Driver6 to Accelerate Growth and Assure Customer Success

San Jose, California, UNITED STATES

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Driver6, Inc., a leading business and technology services firm specializing in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and SAP® BusinessObjects applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Walker as Executive Vice President of Solutions and member of the Board of Directors.

"While the software industry continues to grow at a moderate pace, demand for Performance Management software and services continues to remain robust due to a focus by leading organizations on reducing costs and optimizing decision-making. In fact, I expect annual growth in this segment to approach 100% in consulting and 30% in license sales," said Mark Doll, CEO & President.  

"I am thrilled to have Trevor on board to accelerate Driver6's growth. He brings over 20 years of expertise in performance management and has held leadership positions at SAP, BusinessObjects, Cartesis, Mercator Software and Hyperion Solutions. As EVP of Solutions, Trevor will be responsible for building services and solutions, recruiting top talent and expanding our position as a leading business and technology services partner for SAP," continued Mark Doll.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to join Driver6 at a stage where I can create value and drive performance improvements for our customers by helping them deliver on their goals of a closed-loop and externally connected view of their financial and operational performance. Today, these solutions are delivered by multiple vendors, solutions providers and consulting firms. By combining these services under the Driver6 delivery methodology, organizations of any size can finally obtain a single view of business performance at any level of the organization and across all key functions. I am eager to contribute as an integral part of the SAP ecosystem and continue to work closely with my colleagues at SAP," said Trevor Walker.

Mr. Walker is a proven expert in Performance Management. He provides Driver6 and its customers with the experience necessary to define performance priorities, measurements and make these actionable in technology for world-class, closed-looped performance management solutions. Previously, Mr. Walker was the Vice President of the Center of Excellence for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) at SAP. Mr. Walker was responsible for leading a team of domain experts in EPM and GRC to advise customers on best practices and map this to technology investments and SAP solutions to drive both customer performance improvement initiatives and revenue growth. Prior to SAP, Mr. Walker was the Founder, President and Managing Partner of Perfiniti, a performance management consulting firm. In this role he built the firm and was responsible for helping global organizations, such as, AT&T, J.D. Power & Associates, ArcelorMittal, and Comcast optimize their budgeting, planning, forecasting, consolidations and management reporting processes through the use of software and services expertise. Mr. Walker is a recognized leader in Performance Management best practices, solutions and has appeared in numerous periodicals including the Financial Times.

About Driver6, Inc.

Driver6, Inc. is a leading business and technology services firm specializing in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and SAP® BusinessObjects applications including Decision Analytics, Business Planning and Consolidation and Profitability and Cost Management. Utilizing a combination of performance management techniques, leading edge technologies and our understanding of connected information, we redefine performance management.  We create closed-looped, Environment-AwareTM performance management systems that connect businesses, enabling organizations to rapidly drive strategy and positively affect their business performance in a changing world.

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