Put together an Academy Award–winning professor, a brilliant computer scientist, and a savvy business leader with a passion for data. Add in one of the most challenging problems in software — making databases and spreadsheets understandable to ordinary people. Founded in 2003, Tableau is used by more than 29,000 companies worldwide across every industry — unified by their need to understand their data.
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