Lauren has been managing the global user group program at Tableau software for over one year. This includes strategically scaling Tableau’s industry virtual user groups, over 170 local user groups, and internal user groups. She supports leaders all over the world as they work hard to help others in their communities advance their Tableau skills. She uses data to make empowered decisions about the Tableau community. Lauren is a true Seattleite–she received her undergraduate degree and master’s in business from Seattle Pacific University and moved a full half mile away from school to work at Tableau’s Fremont office.