The Tableau Community Ambassadors are members of this community who really stand out. They are constantly helping people get questions to their answers about Tableau and data. They adhere to several key cultural values of Tableau: respect, honesty, teamwork, and simplicity. They are representatives and advocates of this Community. And they do it all because they have the passion!
Anytime you see this icon next to someone's name, you can be sure you're talking to a Tableau Ambassador.
Below are the current Tableau Community Ambassadors. Click on their names to see their profiles and follow them!
Chris McClellan Sydney | Australia
Deepak Rai Phoenix | USA
Deepak Rai has extensive experience of working with data science and visualizations for problem solving in scientific and business environments. At Tableau Forums, he believes that every requirement is different and one learns something new everyday through doing. This belief gives an opportunity to enhance his own knowledge base as well as it helps others. His particular area of interest are Table calculations, statistical analysis,and complex calculations using LOD.
Diego Parker London | UK & Santiago | Chile
When it comes to Tableau, Diego describes himself as an all-rounder. He spends most of his time in the general forums and whilst he mainly focuses on Tableau Desktop, he also knows a few things about Tableau Prep and Tableau Server. He speaks Spanish and loves challenges that require hacky solutions!
Don Wise Los Angeles | USA
Don likes to hang out on the Community Forums and occasionally on Tableau Public. Recently retired from the Public-Safety arena, Don has extensive background in Fire/EMS and 9-1-1 operations and related data at local, State and Federal level. He tends to lean towards resolving time-based data questions or geography/map based issues on the Forums.
Don also has good experience with Enterprise-level databases, Extracts, Tableau Online, Tableau Prep Builder and of course Tableau Desktop/Creator.
Donna Coles Oxford-shire | UK
Donna is a bit of a Tableau all-rounder. She is the acknowledged Tableau expert in her organisation responsible for administering the Tableau Server, developing business dashboards in Desktop and providing internal consultancy to colleagues in the business. She is a regular #WorkoutWednesday participant, using the challenges to really test her Desktop skills and also try out new features. Recently she’s taken on the #PreppinData challenges to up her understanding of Tableau Prep.
Hari Ankem Bay Area | USA
Hari is great with database queries, complex calculations and LODs and often attempts problems from the Crow's Nest. He is very active in the Community Forums and has provided unique solutions to the posts there, one post that did get special attention was
Jeff Strauss Chicago | USA
Jeff is a long time Tableau server integration architect. Most recently, he has started to expand his knowledge base by diving deep into dev topics such as API’s, extension development, TabPy and react portal exploration. Check out his post in the TabWiki about Tableau vizql rendering.
Jim Dehner Nashville | USA
Jim loves helping users and is great with any type of calculation - and maintains a Tableau Public site where “How-to” solutions to some of the Forum FAQ’s can be found https://public.tableau.com/profile/jim.dehner#!/
Joe Oppelt Colorado | USA
Joe likes to answer questions on sheet swapping, and has created demo videos: He also enjoys helping out with calcs, especially LODs and table calcs.
Jonathan Drummey Maine | USA
Jonathan is one of the forums old-timers (and tries hard not be a curmudgeon about it)! Jonathan has answered questions about almost every aspect of Tableau, used forum questions to inspire posts at Drawing with Numbers and DataBlick. Jonathan’s present work at PATH and the Visualize No Malaria project has led him to focus more on Tableau Prep and questions around data structures, data densification, padding, and imputation. Jonathan is not only a Tableau Ambassador, but also a member of the Tableau Zen Master Hall of Fame.
KALPIT GOYAL Hyderabad | India
Ken Flerlage Williamsport | USA
Ken is a current Tableau Zen Master who loves to help people enhance their Tableau skills through the forums and his blog, kenflerlage.com. You'll often encounter Ken answering questions on advanced techniques, including data densification, data scaffolding, and level-of-detail calculations, as well as advanced chart types.
Lei Chen Tokyo & Shanghai
As well as providing direct answers to questions, Lei also likes to discuss about data, vizzes and further insight into the data with the help of Tableau.
Mahfooj Khan Doha | Qatar
Mahfooj is one of the active contributors in the Forums who loves to help others. He always tries to answer in a simple approach which users can easily understand. He regularly participates in weekly social data viz projects like #MakeoverMonday #WorkoutWednesday. Find examples of his work on Tableau Public: https://public.tableau.com/profile/mahfooj.khan#!/
Mavis Liu London | UK
Mavis has always enjoyed being creative and has a particular interest in painting and interior design. She quickly realised that she could use these skills in Tableau to continue exploring her creativity. She loves that she can use Tableau and make something engaging so that people are interested in visualising their data. As an accredited Tableau Trainer for a number of years, she loves teaching people how to use Tableau. Naturally the Tableau Forums is somewhere where she enjoys contributing! https://public.tableau.com/profile/mavis.liu#!/
Michael Ye San Diego | USA
Dr. Michael Ye is a senior business intelligence analyst. He is active in the Tableau Community and loves to help others with his skills. He is also a Tableau Trainer, and has recorded more than 100 hours of videos. Michael has successfully helped hundreds of people to change their majors to Tableau. His YouTube channel "Tableau Advanced Tricks and Tips Series" is very popular. Michael is an LOD Expressions, Table Calculation and Set actions enthusiast.
Naveen B Bangalore | India
Naveen Bandla is a Data Visualization Engineer. He Loves to explore the Edge Cases of Tableau and Complex Calculations. He loves to help and share his expertise by helping as many people in the community. #WoW regular Participator. Find his work on Tableau Public Profile:
Paul Wachtler Atlanta | USA
Paul loves to solve calculation problems. He can help you break down LODs, Table Calcs, window functions, and other advanced calculations. He also has years of experience with writing custom SQL.
Check out his Tableau Fringe Festival APAC 2018 presentation on Demystifying LODs here: https://youtu.be/jSYLB_1CJ1c . And you can find the viz he used for that presentation here: https://public.tableau.com/profile/paul.wachtler#!/vizhome/DemystifyingLODsTFFAPAC/IcebergTitle
Peter Fakan Canberra | Australia
Peter has a deep knowledge of business intelligence, data warehousing and meaningful KPI reporting and report design. He is a long time Tableau user, and can usually be found with spatial questions, especially ones that involve shapefiles.
Ritesh Bisht Bangalore | India
Ritesh is a Data Science enthusiast who loves to drive innovation with Data & help people in the Tableau Community, he is the owner of Youtube channel Ritesh is Dancing with Data He likes to work on logical and advance calculations
shuhei saito Fukuoka | Japan
Shuhei is a strategic manager in the retail field, and a Tableau trainer. He likes to deepen his understanding of Tableau and approach various use cases. He is especially good at resolving problems using Table Calculations.
Simon is a try-anything type of guy when it comes to data.
He's always participating in the Brain Teasers in Viz Talk, and even has posted a couple of his own - Educational Brain Teaser: Bold Single Label on a Header
Toby is another master when it comes to Server Admin.
He's constantly sharing content on what he's learned using Tableau Server. Check out Who has seen this view? Workbook and View hits report.