Tableau Software is a public company, mainly based on Seattle, Washington in the United States of America. The company specializes in the software industry and was founded by Christian Chabot, Chris Stolte, and Pat Hanrahan.
The company’s CEO is Adam Selipsky who was assigned in the position in September 16 of 2016 which resided by the former CEO and current Chairman of the Board, Christian Chabot. Chris Stolte is the current technical advisor while Pat Hanrahan is the Chief Specialist. The CDO is Andrew Beers.
The sector of software companies worldwide is steadily increasing in terms of overall demand and popularity. In particular, the United States is considered as one of the software company hotspots that are actually playing a definitive contribution in software development as well as other services being offered such as technical support. Namely, one of these is the established software company—Tableau Software.
|HQ||Seattle, Washington, U.S.|
|Founded:||Mountain View, California, U.S. (2003)|
|Founders||Christian Chabot, Chris Stolte, Pat Hanrahan|
All Corporate Locations for Tableau Software
US/Canada: +1 206-633-3400 / +1 206-633-3004 fax
Key People/Executives for Tableau Software
|Adam Selipsky||Chief Executive Officer|
|Christian Chabot,||Co-founder and Chairman of the Board|
|Chris Stolte||Co-founder and Technical Advisor|
|Pat Hanrahan||Chief Scientist and Co-founder|
Tableau Software Profile/Overview
The company traces back in its first roots in initializing research commercialization that had been successfully done in the Department of Computer Science of Stanford University between years 1999 and 2002. Then afterwards it was firstly founded in Mountain View, California by the current Technical Advisor, Chris Stotle in January 2003. His expertise honed in the former Tableau office in database development particularly data visualization techniques further developed the company from that point on.
The humble company had their very first initial public offering (IPO) launched for the general public on the New York Stock Exchange on the date of May 17, 2013. This move significantly raised more than $250 million. In line with this, Tableau Software attracted investors such as Meritech and National Electrification Administration or simply NEA, raising to $45 million more.
The company’s revenue and profit can be apprehended as a positively dynamic one. Their revenue in the year of 2013 reached into a staggering $232.44 million. This is eighty-two (82) percent higher than the previous year’s revenue $128 million. Before reaching into this milestone, the year of 2010 provided Tableau a revenue head start of $34.2 million. In the year of 2011, that revenue significantly increased to $62.4 million while climbing into a great $127.7 million in the year of 2012. In terms of profit, the company had $2.7 million, $3.4 million, and $1.6 million, respectively. In the year of 2016, the total revenue of Tableau grew to $250.7 million. These figures made the company a good establishment in the software industry.
From the former location in Mountain View, California, the company transferred to Seattle, Washington in October of 2003, where it resides up to this day. In August of 2016, a major change in executive positions occurred. Tableau released a statement that Adam Selipsky was appointed as president and Chief Executive Officer which is effective in September 16, 2016. He replaced the Tableau’s co-founder Christian Chabot as CEO, who is currently playing the major role as the Chairman of the Board of the company. In terms of workforce, the company currently has 3,445 employees as of April 2017. Now, it operates internationally with integrated technical support.
Tableau Software Products/Capabilities
Tableau Software offers a wide variety of data analytics functions in their software for everyone to access in the international market. The business analytics software is capable of fast analytics. It can connect and visualize a client’s data in minutes.
Tableau claims that their software 10 to 100 times faster than other solutions which is made possible by their data visualization optimization, thanks to their highly experienced business analytics developers. It is also easy to use and very intuitive for users, thanks to the drag and drop system in data analytics. Big Data are highly accessible from spreadsheets to Tableau’s databases and clouds.
Also, the software is highly capable of speed sharing. Users can publish dashboards in just few clicks, live in the web or even in their mobile devices. In addition, all functionalities are supported by Tableau employees for further technical support and feedback reporting thru e-mail and other media for further potential improvements.