As Chief Product Officer, Francois Ajenstat is responsible for Tableau's overall product strategy and oversees the product portfolio including product packaging, pricing, and product positioning. Francois is also responsible for evangelizing Tableau's products with customers and partners, and incorporating customer and partner feedback into the strategic vision of the Tableau portfolio.
Francois brings a wealth of product management experience in the business intelligence industry. Prior to joining Tableau, Francois worked at Microsoft for 10 years in a number of different groups including SQL Server, Office, and Trustworthy Computing. Before that, he worked for Cognos Corporation (acquired by IBM) leading strategic alliances with key industry partners such as IBM, HP, and Microsoft.