Swayne Hill - President & Chief Executive Officer
Swayne Hill brings to Cloud9 Analytics more than 15 years international executive experience founded in the Business Intelligence, Analytics and Performance Management spaces. He has a proven record of creating value by driving high-growth organizations both domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining Cloud9 Analytics, Swayne served as Managing Director in the Asia Pacific region at Cognos, the global leader in Business Intelligence and Performance Management. During his 3-year tenure in Asia Pacific, Swayne increased his regional revenue by 100% by creating a dynamic, high performance sales culture, and by leveraging newly acquired applications companies. The model created, and so successfully executed by Swayne, became the blueprint that was quickly implemented across the globe realizing similar success.

Swayne also led the North American partner channel for Cognos - direct mid-market, VAR's and OEM's. His innovations in this area led the introduction of major software releases and became the benchmark for sales process success in the company. Swayne holds a specialist degree in economics from the University of Toronto.


Scott Wiener - Chief Technology Officer
Scott has been a successful entrepreneur in the computer industry for more than eighteen years and previously founded three successful software companies before co-founding Cloud9 Analytics.  He marries a strong technical perspective with hands on operating experience in both venture funded and public technology companies.

Scott was previously CTO of Applications at Documentum, where he was charged with identifying and developing strategic Internet opportunities.  Scott came to Documentum with its acquisition in 1998 of Relevance Technologies, a company he co-founded with Ford Goodman.  At Relevance he drove the design and development of document and corporate analysis tools for the pharmaceutical and financial services industries.  Previous to Relevance, Scott was CEO and co-founder of Common Knowledge, a distributed object management company acquired by CE Software in 1995, where he had overall responsibility for the company's operations including design and development.

Scott began his career as CTO and founder of Ann Arbor Softworks.  There he led the development of best-selling desktop productivity software products including FullPaint and FullWrite Professional.  After its acquisition by Ashton-Tate in 1988, Scott was Chief Application Architect with responsibility for setting the technology strategy of all product development in the Applications business unit.


Ford Goodman - Executive Chairman
Ford brings to Cloud9 Analytics more than twenty years of high tech experience in general management, sales, and marketing - including two past occasions as chief executive of successful technology ventures.

Prior to founding Cloud9 Analytics, Ford was CEO and co-founder of Relevance Technologies, an Internet text modeling technology firm which was acquired by Documentum in 1998. He also served as CEO of CE Software, a publicly traded software company best known for QuickMail for the Macintosh. Previous to CE Software, Ford was Vice President of America Sales for Informix. He began his career as an Information Systems Consultant with Andersen Consulting.

Ford has also been an investor, mentor, and board member to a number of high technology concerns in the western United States. Ford holds a B.S.E. in civil engineering and architecture from Princeton University. He is also a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.


Simon Tucker - Senior Vice President, Marketing
Simon brings to Cloud9 Analyticsmore than 12 years of senior marketing management experience and is a seasoned senior enterprise marketing professional.

Since 1994 he has held various senior international roles in large global technology organizations in the business intelligence and performance management markets.

Prior to joining Cloud9 Analytics, Simon held marketing management positions at Adaytum Inc., (acquired by Cognos (NASDAQ: COGN), Hyperion Solutions and most recently was President of Sanctum Group, a strategic high tech marketing consultancy firm located in Silicon Valley whose clients include SAP, Oracle, Cisco and Yahoo!

Simon is also an Executive with The Business Foundation, an organization that using a patent-pending methodology, helps executive teams to visualize, solidify and execute upon strategic objectives to gain maximum business and shareholder value.