On-Demand Webinar

My Tableau Story with Visionary Lorna Brown

The My Tableau Story series showcases the evolving and inspiring data journeys of Tableau Community leaders. Watch Episode 7 now to get to know and learn from Tableau Community leader, Lorna Brown.

Since completing her Masters degree in 2015, Lorna has gone on to become a Data Coach at The Information Lab, a Tableau Public Ambassador, Tableau Visionary, Tableau User Group Leader, Community Project Coach, an 8-time Tableau Conference speaker, and a published author.

How did she do it? Watch now to be inspired by her Tableau journey and walk away with tangible actions to help you learn Tableau, grow your data skills, and connect with helpful people. In this episode, Lorna shares:

  • How she discovered Tableau and how her career path shifted towards data & analytics
  • How participating in Community Projects, like Workout Wednesday, quickly advance your data skills
  • How Tableau Public can help you solve business problems and have fun
  • Why the Tableau Community is so special and how its been instrumental in her success
  • Why she wrote her book Tableau Desktop Cookbook

About the speakers

Lorna Brown

Data School Coach, The Information Lab

Lorna is a speeding tipping magician, who loves to give back to the community. She started her journey as part of the Information Labs Data School in 2015, and now is a Data School Coach helping train the next generation of Analysts. Lorna co-leads Workout Wednesday, a community project. She also co-leads the North West UK Tableau User Group in her spare time. The community is a big part of Lorna, and she wants to do all she can to give back. Lorna is also the author of the Tableau Desktop Cookbook (2021) and she loves her cats and sports, especially Rugby League.

Lelia wearing Tableau Community t-shirt smiling on orange background while holding #DataFam sign and peace sign

Lelia Christine Williams

Community Program Manager at Tableau

Lelia Christine Williams is an innovative and strategic marketer passionate about elevating underrepresented voices and connecting change-makers through community. She first joined Tableau in 2012 and focused on helping people learn and be successful with Tableau. She took a sabbatical in 2015 to coach, teach, and run events for creative entrepreneurs.

Upon returning to Tableau in 2017, Lelia led and executed field events across Latin America and the U.S. that connected people and created impact. In 2020, she championed and built the Women Leading Through Change program - a virtual initiative to bring the teachings of impactful community leaders to data people. In 2021, Lelia joined the Tableau Community team as an Integration & Enablement Program Manager, focused on elevating the reach and impact of our Community.

Lelia is passionate about empowering you to love yourself and the life you create - inside and outside of your work. Embracing her talents for writing and speaking, she designed and published the Wild Wisdom guided journal, and the Bloom in Love podcast. She lives in San Diego, CA with her lovable rescue pitbull, Dr. Indiana Jones.

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