Ross Perez is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Tableau Software. His job is to market and promote Tableau in the cloud, including Tableau Online and Tableau's joint integrations with leading public cloud partners like AWS, Azure and GCP. A large part of his role involves using Tableau’s business intelligence software to help identify new ways that Tableau's customers can take advantage of the technologies that Tableau integrates with. He has been able to speak about topics related to big data, visualization and visual best practices at SXSW, Techweek, O’Reilly Strata, Google Gauge and the Tableau Customer Conference. Ross is also the Chairman of the Iron Viz Championship, a visualization competition held at the Tableau Conference every year.