Growing the PM Discipline at Tableau

The lessons learned of growing the PM discipline from startup to a unicorn company: The Tableau story.

Thierry D’hers is Vice President Product development for Visual analytics team. He is responsible for the strategy, design and engineering for all functional aspects of Tableau targeting the data analyst, the business users and storyteller, both on desktop and on the browser. During his 5 ½ year tenure at Tableau, Thierry has built and led the Program/Product management function for the entire development organization before being asked to run a large part of the engineering team more recently. Prior to joining Tableau in early 2012, Thierry occupied various Program/product management roles at Hyperion Solutions then Microsoft subsequently working on early initial version of SQL Server Analysis services, Performance Point, PowerPivot and then PowerView (which became Power BI). Thierry holds an engineering master’s degree from ESIEA which is a Paris based Electronic, Automation and computer science engineering school.