Adam Selipsky has joined data visualization company Tableau Software (Tableau
). Tableau, which has headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States, offers a “revolutionary” approach to business intelligence which requires no programming skills and enables users to visualize and share data with colleagues, partners, or customers through easy-to-setup dashboards. Mr. Selipsky joins the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr. Selipsky is an industry veteran who at present is Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he has worked for more than ten years. Prior to AWS he held an executive position at the media player division of RealNetworks. He joins the company as the replacement for Christian Chabot, a cofounder of Tableau. Mr. Chabot becomes the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Tableau. Tableau has been enjoying significant success with the cloud-based version of its software and Mr. Selipsky will be responsible for taking the company’s cloud-based offerings “to the next level”.
“I’m incredibly excited to join the Tableau team,” explained Mr. Selipsky on the company’s website. “Tableau has that rare combination of a passionate customer base, leading products, amazingly talented people, dedication to technology innovation, and momentum in the market. The company is positioned to become the new world standard in analytics. I’m honored to join the leadership team and all the great people that have fueled Tableau’s disruption of business analytics.”Do you know of any other industry players that are taking on new roles? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.