Lisa Rapp Bio Hi! I’m Lisa and I’m a Business Intelligence consultant from Frankfurt, Germany. I’ve only recently become a part of the awesome data viz community. Up until about a year ago, I was just finishing my PhD in Theoretical Physics. When I tell people I’m a physicist, they are often surprised to hear […]

Jim Dehner Bio Jim is a three-time Tableau Forum Ambassador and has helped literally thousands of Tableau Community users. His professional career focused in the retail and consumer products industries and he has had broad experience in developing and commercializing new product, product lifecycle management, forecasting, and inventory control. He was a business team lead […]

Takafumi Shukuya Bio After graduating University from the Faculty of Commerce, I started my career as a network system engineer at a communication company in Japan. My job was to define requirements, design, build, and maintain my customer’s network system, and I had NEVER heard of “Tableau” at the time. In September 2018, I was […]

Dinushki De Livera Bio My name is Dinushki De Livera, I was born and raised in Colombo, Sri Lanka. I moved to the U.S. for college and now reside in Cincinnati, Ohio. I graduated from the University of Cincinnati with my bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance with my Masters in Applied Economics. Today, I […]

Jeff Plattner Bio Jeff is currently a Data and Analytics Consultant with Daugherty Business Solutions, in Minneapolis, MN. In this role, he leverages his passion for data visualization to help his clients better see and understand their data. In his two years with Daugherty, Jeff has developed and helped deploy Tableau dashboards for several clients, […]

Sarah Burnett Bio Originally from New Zealand Sarah is based in Singapore, with over 20 years of experience working in Business Intelligence. Recently appointed as the APAC EMEA Head of Data Democratization at one of the world’s largest retail banks. Sarah’s passion is making story telling clean, clear and simple by instilling best practices and […]

Readers: Merry Christmas! I just added 10 new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. These blogs are from The Flerlage Twins (Ken and Kevin), Nicole Lohr, Chantilly Jaggernauth, Sam Parsons, Alberto Lucas Lopez, Mark Connolly, Dorian Banutoiu, Jim Dehner, and Lisa Adell Carlson. I am slowing putting the blogs in […]

Adam Mico Bio Experienced Senior Data Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the State government (and happily employed). Skilled in data analytics using a variety of tools and applications.  Adam’s views are not a representation of the State of Wisconsin’s or the Department of Workforce Development and are strictly personal views. QUESTIONS Link: https://public.tableau.com/profile/adammico#!/vizhome/IlluminatiInfluencers-TernaryorTrianglePlotViz/IlluminatiInfluencersCelebrityIlluminatiMembersSpeculativeVizzedByWealthSocialMediaInfluenceandYearsintheSpotlight […]

Meera Umasankar Bio Being born and brought up in India, I’ve always wanted to meet people from different countries and enjoy being around people with different culture. That’s when I was lucky enough to land in Middlesex university, London with a scholarship for my undergraduate on Computer Networking. It was an awesome 3 years of […]

Will Strouse Bio Will’s data-viz journey began after graduating from Saint Anslem College in Manchester, NH with a degree in Criminal Justice, focusing on Criminology. His goal was to become an F.B.I. criminal profiler. While waiting for that dream to come true, he took any job he could find; selling cars, tiling, a start-up laundry […]