Global business intelligence company Cognos recently announced it has appointed former Hyperion Australia and New Zealand MD Patrick Elliott as division manager of financial applications. The appointment also heralds the establishment of a new Australian division dedicated to the sales and marketing of Cognos's leading budgeting, forecasting and reporting software, Cognos Finance.
Patrick joins Cognos with over 15 years experience in the IT industry in markets including Canada, Europe and Australia. Before his stint at Hyperion both in Australia and Canada, Elliot held sales positions with Computer Associates and worked for two years in IT consultancy with Banque Paribas in France.
Patrick holds a Computer Science diploma from Cégep de Saint-Jérôme, Québec.