Hear how Kelly Battles, CFO of Host Analytics, works with her finance team to track key financial and operating metrics data to drive performance and keep the company on track to deliver growth in 2011. In addition, Lauren Kelley, CEO of OPEXEngine will present key software industry benchmarks from OPEXEngine’s comprehensive financial and operating benchmarking report, developed in partnership with the SIIA. Join us for this informative webinar to learn more about how the benefits of metrics-driven, fact based decision making can help you drive better performance and efficiency within your own organization.
Lauren Kelley, CEO & Founder, OPEXEngine
Kelly Battles, CFO, Host Analytics
About the presenters:
Lauren Kelley is CEO and founder of OPEXEngine, the leading publisher of software financial and operating benchmarks. Ms. Kelley brings 25 years of successful experience in tech company management to OPEXEngine, as well as 6 years as an international economist at the US Department of Commerce’s Office of Computers early in her career, after entering Federal service through the prestigious Presidential Management Intern program. Prior to building OPEXEngine, she worked 2 years as an executive-in-residence at Grand Banks Capital, a venture fund focused on East Coast technology companies, evaluating potential investments. She has worked and lived extensively in Europe. She was previously Senior VP of WW Sales at ATG, including establishing field operations throughout Europe and Asia/Pacific, and was a General Manager for approximately 20 countries at Borland out of Paris in the early ’90s. Ms. Kelley also helped build Compaq’s Central and East European operations, based in Munich. Ms. Kelley is currently based in London, where she lives with her husband and two children.
Kelly Bodnar Battles is the CFO of Host Analytics, inc., the only provider of a CPM (Corporate Performance Management) suite of products delivered via software as a service.
Prior to Host Analytics, Kelly was VP, Finance at IronPort Systems where she was the first finance hire and was responsible for building and leading the finance, accounting, administrative and various operational functions during her six years there. During her tenure at IronPort, the company grew from $2M to $250M in annual bookings and was sold to Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO).
Before IronPort, Kelly was a Director in HP’s Strategy and Corporate Development group, a Strategy Consultant with McKinsey and Company, and a Corporate Finance Associate at J.P. Morgan. Kelly graduated with a B.S.E. from Princeton and M.B.A. from Harvard, both with honors. Kelly lives in the Bay Area with her husband, and their 2 children, labrador retriever and rescue cat.