TAMPA, Fla. [JUNE 9, 2016] — Vertical Edge Consulting Group, a Professional Services firm and Oracle Specialized Platinum Partner in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) announced today that Ed Taylor has been named Vice President of Sales. The appointment of Ed Taylor is part of the company’s aggressive growth strategy to deliver the highest level of value and service to its growing base of EPM and BI customers.

Ed Taylor, a recognized Oracle EPM sales leader, has over twenty years of experience with EPM and BI solutions for both Mid-Market and Global Fortune 100 organizations. In his role at Vertical Edge, Taylor will be responsible for all sales functions, including new and existing sales, relationship management, staff development and leveraging the full capabilities of Vertical Edge in leading the growth of the EPM business. Prior to joining Vertical Edge, Taylor led several Oracle EPM sales teams and was also a Global Channel Sales Manager for Hyperion and also served as Operations Specialist First Class in the US Navy.

“This is a very exciting time to be a top tier partner in the Oracle Hyperion EPM world,” says Taylor. “The pace of innovation continues to increase and Vertical Edge has all the key components to help our clients maximize their investment in Oracle Hyperion EPM technology. Vertical Edge delivers results that customers are seeking and is a rising leader in the Oracle EPM Cloud world. Our commitment to client success starts from first contact and lasts throughout every client relationship. We are a market leader in helping our clients assess and transition from on-premises to cloud or hybrid environments. I look forward to working with our existing clients and meeting many new ones!”

John Conlee, CEO and founder of Vertical Edge, commented, “Ed Taylor brings tremendous EPM knowledge and sales expertise to Vertical Edge. He has a strong track record of successfully working with top customers in a variety of different industries, and we are extremely excited to have him on board. Ed’s knowledge and insight will be vital as we continue our ambitious plans to grow and market our superior services to our clients across the United States.”

About Vertical Edge Consulting Group

Founded in 2010, Vertical Edge is a full-service Oracle EPM/BI consulting firm with offices in Indianapolis, IN, Tampa, FL, and consultants remotely located around the United States. Our seasoned consultants specialize in solving fragmented and complex reporting and business analysis issues by implementing a complete full life-cycle EPM/BI solution from design to deployment.  Clientele includes some of the top fortune 500 and private companies in the continental United States and Canada.