Tableau DataFest Asia Pacific 2022

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We’re excited to host you at Tableau DataFest Asia Pacific Virtual Event to celebrate all things Data!

Solve your business challenges faster and learn how you can propel your career and business. Hear from our Tableau leaders on ways to unlock the power of data analytics, understand how data literacy can empower and future-proof your workforce.

Tableau DataFest Asia Pacific is the Destination for Data.


Opening Welcome | 11:00 AM SGT

Hear from JY Pook, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan, Tableau at Salesforce

Future of Data and Analytics | 11:20 AM SGT

Hear from Wendy Turner-Williams, Chief Data Officer, Tableau at Salesforce

Thi Ho, Tableau Public Featured Author & Tableau Ambassador

Democratizing Analytics - Levers to To Drive Results | 11:50 AM SGT

Moderated by Ashley Howard Neville, Senior Technical Evangelist, Tableau at Salesforce

Sean Burns,Vice President of Data Science, QBE Insurance

Umesh Ramakrishnan,Lead - Corporate Analytics & BI, Traveloka

Hear from industry leaders on how they deliver new ways of working to achieve impactful outcomes with data every day. 

In this panel, we will explore

  • How successful organizations democratize analytics
  • What it means to have a data-driven strategy and mindset, and what data skills are needed
  • How to train the workforce of the future to be in sync with your organization to drive impactful business outcomes
Breakout | 12:30 PM SGT

Learn more with Tableau breakout sessions.

Enhance your Data Skills - 5 Sessions 
Continue your data journey with our myriad of videos to further enhance your data skills and knowledge.
Do more with Tableau - 6 Sessions
Learn tips, tricks and best practices that you never knew before with Tableau!
Customer Stories - 6 Sessions
Learn from inspiring local customers as they share their data journey with us.
Data Driven Mindset - 5 Sessions
Understand and learn how data can be for everyone. Find out how to foster a data driven mindset and how it drives success.

About the speakers


JY Pook

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan, Tableau at Salesforce

JY Pook leads the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region for Tableau, and is responsible for the region’s overall efforts to enable customers to supercharge their digital transformations by leveraging data and analytics. He has a depth of experience in the data and analytics space and of the APJ region, leading companies at the forefront of innovation in emerging data technologies such as AI, ML, predictive models and more. He has a keen focus on customer and employee success, building a team of enthusiastic data champions that rally behind Tableau’s mission to help people see and understand data, and deliver growth for customers.


Ashley Howard Neville

Technical Evangelist Director, Tableau

As a business-minded technologist and evangelist of self-service data, Ashley brings over a decade of experience leading cross-functional efforts to grow adoption of analytics platforms at Fortune 500 companies.

She is a data and analytics thought leader who enjoys learning and sharing insights on how to transform large, global companies to successfully leverage data platform investments and develop programmatic support to build successful cultures of self-service analytics.


Sean Burns

Head of Data & Analytics for Asia, QBE Insurance

Sean Burns is passionate to help people to unlock the value of data & analytics and drive successful business outcomes. He has 25 years of experience in data & analytics from an analyst, to teaching analysts, leading analytical teams, and driving data & analytic strategies for business units.

Sean just started a new role in July 2022 as the Vice President of Data Science at QBE Insurance North America. Previously he was the head of Data & Analytics for QBE Asia, and head of analytics for QBE Group Operations. Before QBE, Sean held various analytical roles at Citi for 16 years supporting the Citibank Singapore, Citi Cards Japan, Citimortgage and Citicards business units. Sean started his career as a risk analyst at People’s Bank Credit Card division.

Outside of work, Sean was the Scoutmaster for Troop 7 in Singapore, co-lead for the Singapore Tableau User Group, spoke at conferences and panels about data & analytics, and taught financial literacy.

Sean holds a Master in Business Administration from Fordham University, and a B.S. in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University.

Sean has been married to his wife for over 20 years, and together they have two sons. They currently live in the Dallas Texas metroplex.


Umesh Ramakrishnan

Lead - Corporate Analytics & BI, Traveloka

Umesh Ramakrishnan is working as a Data Manager at Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s No:1 Lifestyle Super App, In his current role, he supports different use cases from Product Analytics, Marketing, and Business Intelligence, prior to Traveloka he worked in Fintech & E-commerce space. He has a decade of experience in building cross-cultural, high-impactful data teams across startups and Fortune 500 companies. Apart from his full-time role, he is passionate about promoting career opportunities in data and guiding early-stage companies in adopting metrics best practices.


Thi Ho

Tableau Public Featured Author & Tableau Ambassador

Thi Ho is a professional in data analytics. She was a Tableau Public Featured Author in 2020 and 2 times Tableau Ambassador. Thi is passionate about communicating data effectively and building data literacy and data democratization to optimise the values of data for business.