Swayne Hill - President & Chief Executive Officer
Swayne Hill brings to Cloud9 Analytics more than 15 years international executive experience founded in Business Intelligence, Analytics and Performance Management. 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 a three-year tenure in Asia Pacific, Swayne increased his regional revenue 100% by creating a high performance sales culture, and by accelerating the integration of newly acquired companies. This accelerated integration model 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 Bachelors degree in economics from the University of Toronto.
Scott Wiener - Chief Technology Officer
Scott Wiener 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.
Stephan DeRodeff - Senior Vice President, Engineering
Stephan DeRodeff brings over 25 years of high technology engineering and business management experience to Cloud9 Analytics.
Most recently, Stephan was Chief Technology Officer at Bridgeway Systems, heading up the company’s technology strategy and design of their innovative antenna systems. Prior to Bridgeway, Stephan was Vice President, Broadband Technologies, Covad Communications, where he managed network engineering, architecture and operations for Covad’s nationwide broadband access and VoIP products.
Stephan has lead engineering and operations teams for several Bay Area companies including Oracle, where he was Vice President of Product Development and responsible for the creation of a vertical industry organization for Communications and Utilities. While at Oracle, Stephan developed and released multiple products including a Unified Messaging System which provided mobile and Web access to voice, fax and e-mail. Prior to Oracle, Stephan held several senior technical management positions at USWEST.
Stephan holds a patent for a multi-user digital services home gateway and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.