SEATTLE, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced the appointment of Billy Bosworth to its Board of Directors. Bosworth is President, CEO and member of the board of DataStax, Inc., a provider of open-source and big data database technology.
"Tableau is at the crossroads of some of the most exciting developments in computing, including big data, analytics, mobile and cloud computing," said Christian Chabot, Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Tableau Software. "Billy's extensive experience in the database industry will help us continue to define a new way of thinking about data and technology."
"Tableau has established itself as one of the fastest growing, most innovative technology companies in the world," said Bosworth. "I look forward to helping as the company continues to grow internationally and help more people see and understand their data."
Prior to joining DataStax, Bosworth held positions at Quest Software, a provider of systems management software, from June 2005 to May 2011, where his most recent role was Vice President and General Manager of the database business unit. Bosworth holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Louisville.
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