AuthorsFeaturedHighlighting some of our best and brightest.
Chad Skelton is an award-winning data journalist at the Vancouver Sun and journalism instructor at Kwantlen Ploytechnic University in British Columbia, Canada. In the 2014 Data Journalism Awards, Chad was selected by the Global Editors Network as the Individual Portfolio Award winner.
Ricky Purnomo is data enthusiast and competitive Scrabble player from Indonesia and based out of Singapore. Since he loves both data and Scrabble, he started a website called Scrabblestats where he publishes data visualizations about his favorite game, including a viz called "Scrabble Grand Masters" that won Viz of the Day on June 17th, 2014.
Anya A'Hearn, the "Data Viz Fashionista", is a data visualization and business intelligence consultant, and blogger at datablick.com. Anya was awarded Tableau Zen Master status in 2014, and was the champion of the 2012 Iron Viz competition at the annual Tableau Conference. Anya has a passion for both data and design, and has created impressive visualizations that are both analytically deep and visually appealing.
Paul Banoub is a data viz and Tableau evangelist at UBS Investment Bank in London, UK. Paul blogs at vizninja.com, where he publishes interactive visualizations, tips, and his popular "2 minutes with..." series that features interviews with other talented Tableau Public authors. Paul's Tableau Public work has been featured on the Guardian DataBlog, and he has been interviewed by Information Age magazine.
Emily Kund is Team Leader-Supervisory Reporting & Analysis at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in Washington D.C. She also writes and vizzes at her blog Wannabe Awesome Me and together with Matt Francis she publishes the popular Tableau Wanna Be Podcast, where they interview other authors and discuss the merits of Viz of the Day winners, among other interesting topics.
Kelly Martin is a Sr. Data Analyst with experience in health care, child protection services and telecommunications and runs the popular website VizCandy out of Vancouver, B.C. Kelly was awarded Tableau Zen Master status in 2013, the same year she won the Tableau Public Social Media Viz contest for her viz "Game of Thrones Red Wedding Tweets".
Jeffrey Shaffer is VP of IT & Analytics at Recovery Decision Science and Unifiund, and teaches data visualization at the University of Cincinnati. Jeffrey writes about data visualization topics at his website dataplusscience.com. He won the 2014 Tableau Public Quantified Self Contest with his visualization "Music Major ~ Data Miner"
Jonathan Trajkovic is Data Analyst at Altic SARL in Paris, France, and dataviz blogger at *Tips&Viz*. Jonathan was the first international Iron Viz contestant at the 2014 Tableau Conference, and he won his way into the Iron Viz contest by taking first place in the 2014 Tableau Public Storytelling Viz Contest with his viz about Road Accidents in France.
Jewel Loree is a Sr. Data Analyst on the Tableau Public team at Tableau Software in Seattle. Jewel blogs helpful tips, tutorials, and fun pop culture vizzes at jewelloree.com. As well as being known as an incredibly creative Tableau Public authors, Jewel is an expert user of data scraping tool import.io. She is also a musician and knitter, and helps to moderate the r/tableau subreddit.
John Mathis, aka "The Datographer", is Information Management & Analytics Consultant for Slalom in Palo Alto, California. John won the 2014 Iron Viz competition with his Yelp viz "Reviewing the Reviewers". To earn a spot in the Iron Viz competition, John won the 2014 Tableau Public Sports Viz Contest with his creative and analytically powerful viz "It's 4th Down..."