NEWS23 August 2016

Selipsky joins Tableau as CEO

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US — Visual analytics specialist Tableau has hired Adam Selipsky, currently vice president of marketing, sales and support at technology platform Amazon Web Services (AWS), as its new CEO. 

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Tableau’s co-founder and current CEO, Christian Chabot (pictured left), will continue to serve as chairman of the company’s board of directors. 

Prior to joining AWS, Selipsky (pictured right) led the video subscription and media player division at RealNetworks.

"Adam is going to take Tableau to the next level," said Chabot. "His experience in making AWS the world’s leading cloud platform, his passion for servicing customers at a global scale, and his authentic team player attitude make him an extraordinary fit for Tableau.

"He is the right person to lead Tableau to the next stage of growth."