Jim is currently Global Data Visualization Manager at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has an expanding portfolio of more than 1,110 hotels with global brands, including Radisson Blu, Radisson, and Country Inns & Suites. Jim leads the data visualization practice and facilitates the internal Tableau Center of Excellence. He is responsible for analyst training, Tableau best practices and is a primary liaison between the business and IT functions. Prior to this role, he spent three years in IT leading the end-user business intelligence strategy and governance efforts, and five years in revenue optimization focused on leveraging data and building tools to support the hotels. He serves on the leadership committee for the Twin Cities Tableau User Group, and lives in Minneapolis with his wife and three children.