DENVER, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aha! Software, a predictive business analytics and cloud computing company, has named Greg Conley as its chief executive officer. Greg succeeds current CEO and co-founder Mark Teflian. Mark will continue as chairman of Aha! and as chief strategy officer leading business development, strategic alliances, product and technology initiatives.
Greg has extensive leadership experience as CEO of various global software and IT services companies. He was most recently CEO of The Odyssey Group in Lausanne, Switzerland. Odyssey, acquired by Temenos, provided financial software and IT services.
Greg has also been CEO of NTT/Verio, a domain-based web hosting provider; of Tanning Technology Corporation, a global systems integrator and IT solutions provider; and of Galileo International, a travel distribution services company. Greg served in IBM's senior leadership group, and as global general manager of IBM's B2B e-business and of IBM's travel and transportation industries business. Greg holds a J.D. from Georgetown University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University.
"I've worked with Greg for more than 20 years, and his reputation of building large-scale global businesses and his expertise in IT services uniquely qualify him to lead Aha! in our next phase of growth. The big data and analytics market is being redefined and will be the centerpiece of the IT industry well into the future. I am thrilled to work with Greg to put Aha! at the vanguard of this market," said Mark.
"I am excited to work with Mark and Aha!'s founders. They have built a unique, comprehensive, game-changing solution, poising Aha! for explosive growth. Aha!'s track record with its current customers and partners, its vision and strategy for the future, and the best people in the business put Aha! at the threshold of great success," responded Greg.
Aha! delivers a new-generation analytics platform, including applications and solutions providing smarter analytics for business people, data scientists, and analysts. Aha! fuses operations research, data sciences and software into a single award-winning platform, helping businesses optimize their outcomes. Aha! has customers in financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, information technology, automotive, manufacturing, and travel and transportation industries. The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) recognized Aha! Software as a top 12 new SaaS/Cloud company. Founded in 2006, Aha! Software LLC is a privately held company near Denver, Colorado. For more information, visit www.ahasoftware.com.