New leadership to spearhead continued growth and customer satisfaction in the implementation of Oracle EPM and BI solutions.


San Francisco, CA- April 7, 2016 – Key Performance Ideas, an Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) professional services firm, announced today that Deanna Sunde has joined the company as Delivery Director for the Western U.S.


Sunde, a recognized leader in Oracle® EPM and BI solutions, has more than 19 years of consulting management experience and has guided customers across a variety of industries in their implementation of successful planning, forecasting and business analytic solutions.  As an Oracle ACE Associate, Sunde has demonstrated both technical proficiency and strong credentials within the Oracle community.  She is Oracle Hyperion Planning and Essbase Certified and is an Implementation Specialist for Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) and Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service (EPRCS).  Additionally, she has held positions as President of the ODTUG Hyperion SIG, host of the Oracle OpenWorld EPM Symposium, leader of the Kscope Conference Planning Track, and Secretary and Member of the Board of Directors for the SROAUG (Southwest Region Oracle Applications Users Group).  A frequent speaker at industry events nationally, Sunde is also a member of the first graduating class of the ODTUG Leadership Program.

As Deliver Director for Western U.S., Sunde will be responsible for ensuring all projects are successful and consulting resources are properly deployed to make certain the company’s goals are realized.   Prior to joining Key Performance Ideas, Sunde was Practice Lead for Planning, Forecasting and Business Analytics at CheckPoint Consulting and held director positions with The Hackett Group. She holds an MBA in Finance, a BS in Economics and is a former Certified Public Accountant.

“Key Performance Ideas has consistently demonstrated excellence in client service through successful implementations,” said Chris Werle, owner of Key Performance Ideas. “Deanna’s experience and long track record of delivering excellence in EPM and BI solutions will help us continue to be the front-runner in ground breaking implementations for our clients. We are very excited to welcome her to the Key Performance Ideas family.”

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