Tableau Software, the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that it has signed Malcolm Gladwell to speak at the 2012 Tableau Customer Conference. The author of bestselling books such as Outliers: The Story of Success, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking will keynote at the November 5-8, 2012 event in San Diego.
“Malcolm Gladwell’s curiosity about data has captured his readers and earned him spots on the New York Times Bestsellers list four times,” said Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer at Tableau Software. “Tableau customers are savvy about data and passionate about exploring and discovering new insights as a result. Malcolm should resonate well and we’re excited to have him on board.”
More than 2,000 attendees are expected at this year’s Tableau Customer Conference. Customers and partners participate in the annual event to share ideas and learn more about Tableau’s newest features. Last year’s event in Las Vegas hosted more than 1,400 attendees who had access to customer speakers, hands-on training, interactions with Tableau executives and industry expert speakers.
To learn more about this year’s location, sessions and speakers or register for the 2012 Tableau Customer Conference, visit http://conference.tableau.com/2012/. Sign up before September 21 and save $100 off $1,450 with discount code TCC12LC.
Tableau Software helps people see and understand data. Ranked by Gartner and IDC in 2011 as the world’s fastest growing business intelligence company, Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 9,000 companies get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public to share data in their blogs and websites. See how Tableau can help you by downloading the free trial at www.tableau.com/trial. Register now for the 2012 Tableau Customer Conference at http://conference.tableau.com/2012/.
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