Tableau Software Appoints Scott Jones as VP, Americas Sales

Industry Veteran to Drive Sales and Services in North and South America

Date de publication: 9 juillet, 2013 - 06:00

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a leader in rapid-fire business intelligence, today announced Scott Jones has joined the company as Vice President, Americas Sales. Jones will lead the direct and pre-sales teams for the Americas, including Latin America.

An industry veteran, Jones spent 11 years in various leadership roles at SAP where he was most recently the Chief Operations Officer of the global Database and Technology Division. He also held other senior sales leadership roles at SAP and Business Objects. Prior to Business Objects, he worked for E.piphany, Group 1 Software and Dun and Bradstreet.

“Scott will be instrumental in helping us to expand our sales and services in the Americas and Latin America. He will help to grow both enterprise and commercial sales,” said Kelly Wright, Tableau’s Executive Vice President of Sales. “Scott has an accomplished career in strategic sales, building a culture of leadership, accountability and high performance and has vast knowledge of all distribution channels.”

Tableau sales efforts are built on a land and expand sales model. To facilitate rapid adoption of products, Tableau provides free trial versions of its products on its website and has created a simple pricing model with no minimum purchase requirements. After an initial trial or purchase the use of Tableau products often spreads across departments, divisions and geographies, via word-of-mouth, discovery of new use cases and sales efforts.

An enterprise-class business analytics platform, Tableau scales to hundreds of thousands of users. It offers powerful mobile and browser-based analytics and works with a company’s existing data strategy and security protocols.

The Tableau sales organization includes professional services and training teams that work with customers of all sizes to support implementations and increase adoption. These efforts include in-person and phone-based engagements, webinars, in-person training and free on-demand training.

“Tableau has established a successful business in North America and continues to build on its reputation for quality software, customer service and industry leadership in South America,” said Jones. “I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and helping Tableau customers see and understand their data.”

Tableau currently has more than 12,000 customer accounts around the world. Its products are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

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