New CMO brings 20 years of experience with business intelligence, enterprise platforms, open source and SaaS to business analytics leader

November 16, 2011, — Pentaho Corporation, the business analytics company providing power for technologists and rapid insight for users, today announced that Rosanne Saccone has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Rosanne is responsible for Pentaho's strategic messaging, product marketing and lead generation.

Mrs. Saccone is a seasoned marketing executive with over 20 years of results-driven marketing, management and finance experience in the high tech industry. Her career highlights include:

  • Served as Vice President, Americas Enterprise Marketing at HP;
  • Gained expertise in business intelligence, analytics and SaaS as CMO of Pivotlink, where she worked alongside current Pentaho CEO, Quentin Gallivan;
  • Crafted strategic messaging and spearheaded all aspects of marketing as CMO and SVP at BEA Systems;
  • Served as Executive Vice President of Marketing at Olliance, a consulting firm specializing in open source software;
  • Graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford and received an MBA from University of Virginia.

"We have a terrific opportunity to help shape the strategic direction and core positioning of Pentaho, and to work together to create that next-level marketing engine for the company," said Rosanne Saccone, chief marketing officer, Pentaho. "I am excited to work with such an excellent team, and to help drive Pentaho forward into the next stage of growth."

"Rosanne is truly a world-class CMO with one of the best reputations and track records in the technology industry," said Quentin Gallivan, CEO, Pentaho. "Roseanne is uniquely gifted in making customers and strategic partners aware of the value that Pentaho Business Analytics provides for business users, Cloud and SaaS providers and Big Data solutions."

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About Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company
Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments. Pentaho's unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho's mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. Pentaho has over 15,000 product deployments and 1,500 commercial customers today including ABN-AMRO Clearing, BT, EMC, NASDAQ and Sears Holdings Corporation. For more information visit