John L. Maloney, a Solution Director at TopDown Consulting, has over 20 years of EPM and Hyperion experience, specializing in Essbase and Planning. He has successfully completed large-scale EPM implementations for clients in industries ranging from retail to government and financial services to health care. John is a recognized industry leader in the design, development, test, and implementation of Oracle Hyperion EPM implementations. He participated in authoring Hyperion Essbase certifications while working at Hyperion. He is a frequent speaker at Oracle events, and he regularly presents various webinars and webcasts.