Meet our leadership team

Committed to the success of our customers

With a focus on customers first, our proven leaders come from diverse backgrounds. They are savvy entrepreneurs, instrumental directors, and global managers with solid track records of building fast-growing, industry-leading organizations. They contribute a wealth of expertise in BI, analytics, and enterprise software, coming from successful careers in world-class companies including Microsoft Corporation, SAP, Qlik, ProClarity Corporation, Cognos, BusinessObjects, and Urix. Their networks are vast, empowering them to swiftly attract talent, develop strategic alliances, and build a vibrant business ecosystem.

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CEO & Co-founder

Omri Kohl

As CEO and co-founder, Omri Kohl leads Pyramid Analytics strategy and operations, bringing his deep understanding of the BI market and valuable management experience to a company at the forefront of todays fast-growing BI industry. Since its founding in 2008, Kohl has achieved significant market success and accelerated customer growth for the company, epitomizing the term disruptor through his introduction of the BI Office and Pyramid 2018 products, and their ground-breaking analytics OS technology.

Kohl is a highly experienced entrepreneur with a proven track record for developing and managing fast-growth companies. He studied economics, finance and business management at Bar-Ilan University, has an MBA from Manchester University, and an MBA in International Business Management from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

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CTO & Co-founder

Avi Perez

As CTO and co-founder, Avi Perez is the visionary responsible for creating, developing, and managing Pyramid Analytics BI Office enterprise analytics platform and Pyramid 2018 Analytics OS. In addition to driving the companys long-term technology roadmap, Perez oversees corporate strategy and all aspects of the companys R&D efforts. Prior to this role, he was co-founder and development manager of Urix, a successful U.S.-based healthcare informatics company. There, he architected several proprietary Urix analytical systems and became an industry authority on the latest advances in online analytics.

Perez has a B-Com from UNSW Australia, and an MBA from Yale.

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EVP of Business Development & Co-founder

Herbert Ochtman

As executive vice president of business development and co-founder, Herbert Ochtman drives Pyramid Analytics operations, overseeing its market strategy and accelerated growth. He has extensive experience advising and growing technology companies and bringing innovative technologies to market. Prior to Pyramid Analytics, Ochtman co-founded and served as vice president of business development and board director at Urix, a company known for its innovation in healthcare analytics and reporting.

He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Yale School of Management, and received a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Queen Mary University of London. When not in the world of startups, you can find Ochtman on his mountain bike, on the river with his crew team, or brushing up his flying skills.

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CFO

Paul Farmer

As CFO, Paul Farmer is responsible for leading Pyramid Analytics worldwide finance organization. With more than 30 years of experience in operational and financial management, he has successfully orchestrated five public offerings, as well as multiple mergers and acquisitions. Farmer also has extensive experience in SaaS and cloud businesses, raising equity and debt funding in the public and private marketplaces, as well as formulating and implementing complex business strategies.

Farmer joins Pyramid Analytics from Swrve Mobile, where he served as CFO. Farmer is a CPA and has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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VP of Sales & Operations, NA/ROW

Mike Lebben

As vice president of sales and operations for NA and ROW, Mike Lebben is responsible for ensuring that the necessary people, tools, training, and resources are available to meet designated revenue goals. He is credited for onboarding some of Pyramid Analytics' biggest and most notable customers. Prior to this role, Lebben led the company's sales team responsible for the North Central and Northeast territories. He joined Pyramid Analytics after a successful career with Microsoft Corporation.

Lebben lives in the Minneapolis area with his family, where he plays ice hockey and is an avid fisherman, placing first in a Walleye fishing contest. He holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is currently pursuing his M.B.A.

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VP of Product Marketing

Peter Sprague

As vice president of product marketing, Peter Sprague is responsible for overseeing customer enablement and sales engineering globally. He brings more than 15 years of deep technical experience in BI development, architecture, and deployment, and has delivered numerous successful BI solutions for major enterprises. He is an expert in data visualization, OLAP, Big Data, solution architecture, project management, and related technologies. Prior to joining Pyramid Analytics, Sprague held various technical positions at companies including Microsoft Corporation, ProClarity Corporation, and Capstone Consulting.

Sprague is active in the Industry Advisory Board and student advising for the Montana School of Mines, where he received his BS in Computer Science.

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