Andy Cotgreave

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Andy Cotgreave helps people see and understand their data. He shares his passion for visual analysis and data technologies through his own projects, his writing, and speaking at industry conferences like SXSW and Visualized. You can find him on Twitter at @acotgreave.

Andy is a visual analytics expert at Tableau. He has been with Tableau in various roles since 2011 ranging from product consultant to product marketing to his current role as Senior Technical Evangelist. Prior to Tableau he was a data analyst at the University of Oxford.

Andy’s role at Tableau gives him the opportunity to work with customers, the media and analysts across all industries to help them understand the trends in visual analytics and develop their own data-discovery skills.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Andy Cotgreave and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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