Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in visual analytics, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Dan Miller as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Sales, Services and Support effective February 13, 2017. Miller has a stellar track record as a global technology sales executive, with more than 30 years of experience at Oracle, Juniper Networks, HP and Sun Microsystems.
"We’re absolutely delighted to have Dan on board," said Adam Selipsky, President and CEO of Tableau. "Dan’s deep sales experience, global leadership, knowledge of enterprise markets and demonstrated ability to build a customer focused organization, will help our customers continue to expand and grow with Tableau."
Before joining Tableau, Miller most recently led the global go-to-market strategy, sales and operations for Oracle’s ISV/OEM and Java businesses. Previously, he led Juniper’s Enterprise business, and spent nearly 20 years at Sun Microsystems where he held a variety of senior sales management positions. As SVP, Global Systems and Storage for Sun, Miller led the server and storage field sales and engineering unit. He also brings to Tableau a global leadership background, including a three-year period as President and Chairman of Sun Microsystem’s subsidiary in Japan, Sun Microsystem K.K. He holds a B.S. in Business with an emphasis in Information Systems and Marketing from the University of Colorado.
"Tableau’s technology is solving one of the most pressing challenges in business today - seeing and understanding data in order to make better decisions more quickly. This is essential across diverse industries such as healthcare, banking, consumer products, media, government, education, and more," said Miller. "I’m looking forward to engaging with customers in their data transformation journey. And I’m also excited to help take Tableau’s sales and services to the next level as we help enterprises and organizations of all sizes grow with the analytics power of Tableau. It’s a tremendous honor to join the executive team and field teams here at Tableau and I can’t wait to get started.”
In conjunction with this announcement, Tableau will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) today to discuss Tableau's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results. A live audio webcast and replay of the call, together with detailed financial information, will be available in the Investor Relations section of Tableau's website at http://investors.tableau.com. The live call can be accessed by dialing (877) 201-0168 (U.S.) or (647) 788-4901 (outside the U.S.) and referencing passcode 49295016. A replay of the call can also be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 (U.S.) or (404) 537-3406 (outside the U.S.), and referencing passcode: 49295016.
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