Anushka Anand

Senior Product Manager

Anushka Anand
Leveraging smart analytics to help people understand data.


Anushka Anand was a Senior Product Manager on Project Maestro helping build Tableau's new data preparation product. She was leading the team's efforts in augmented data preparation as they work to help customers understand data quality issues, clean and combine data with the use of Machine Learning (ML) methods.

Anushka was a member of the Tableau Research team from 2012-2017 working on visualization recommendation with projects such as Voyager and Auto-Partitioner, actively publishing in the VIS community. She led the creation of a Recommendations engineering team and helped shape the server-based recommendation features available in Tableau 10.3 and 10.4.

Anushka earned her Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago actively publishing in the VIS and KDD communities. On the side, Anushka serves on the Program Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology and helped found the Fremont Womxn in Technology group.


  • Algorithms for Automated Graphical Design of Visualizations
  • Visualization Techniques
  • Machine Learning