London – January 7, 2013: Tableau Software, the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence software, has appointed James Eiloart as VP EMEA to drive continued customer and partner ecosystem growth across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Eiloart has a long history in the software industry, leading international sales teams and building strong partner ecosystems. He joins Tableau Software after nine years at Alterian where he built and ran sales and marketing for both EMEA and Asia Pacific. Most recently James was Alterian’s SVP Global Sales.
“James will be a tremendous asset for Tableau as we usher business analytics into a golden era of fast, easy self-service analytics for everyone,” said Christian Chabot, Chairman, CEO and co-founder at Tableau Software. “EMEA is a key region of focus for us and adding a leader with James’ talent will help us drive this movement to the next level.”
“Tableau is widely acknowledged as the fastest growing business intelligence company in the world and I look forward to contributing to that growth in EMEA,” said James Eiloart, VP EMEA at Tableau Software. “Easy visual analytics are the unfulfilled promise of the previous generation of business intelligence tools and businesses in these regions have only just started to realise the benefits.”
Prior to Alterian, Eiloart was responsible for strategic alliances for E.piphany and managed EMEA Channels for Remedy. He has also spent time in enterprise sales and product marketing. Eiloart will be based in Tableau’s London office.
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