Ellie Fields is the Vice President of Product Marketing at Tableau, responsible for new product launches, Tableau's community, and Tableau Public. Her data geek credentials come from time served in technology and finance companies. She's seen a lot of ugly data, beautiful data, and downright mean data. She's a passionate believer that data–used well–can inform great discussions. She has an engineering degree from Rice University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.