SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced Henrik Jorgensen as country manager for Germany, Switzerland and Austria and revealed its approach to further expanding its presence in the DACH region. Jorgensen is tasked with driving the growth of Tableau in German-speaking Europe and ensuring the success of customers. He will focus on helping organizations achieve greater results from their investments in data analytics.
Jorgensen has over 26 years of experience. He was formerly at BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of IP address, mobility and automation solutions, where he served as Vice President and Managing Director EMEA. Other major career stations include more than 10 years at Quest Software Inc, now Dell Software, where he was Vice President and General Manager Central EMEA and Emerging Markets. Jorgensen started his career at IBM and holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Danish Technical University in Lundtofte and Bachelor of Science in marketing at Copenhagen Business School. "Tableau is an ambitious company with a history of creativity and innovation," says Jorgensen. "I look forward to bringing my knowledge and experience to the company and sharing Tableau's mission to help people see and understand data with Germany and the DACH region." "Henrik has the background and experience to help us bring more awareness to the challenges businesses face in DACH and how Tableau can help," said James Eiloart, Vice President of Europe for Tableau Software. "His experience helping companies grow and approach to building successful sales organizations will help us to reach a wider audience and educate the industry on the power and benefits of data analytics." Tableau previously announced Roland Freygang as Channel Partner Manager for Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and had a successful Tableau Partner Summit in London, which drew 169 of Tableau's partners from 81 organizations in Europe, including a significant showing from Germany. Tableau will hold Tableau Conference on Tour in Munich on May 26. The conference will include two days of hands-on learning, keynote sessions from leaders in data analytics, sessions presented in German and English by Tableau customers and people who build Tableau. To learn more, visit http://www.tableausoftware.com/learn/events/tableau-conference-tour-munich. About Tableau Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 17,000 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public to share data in their blogs and websites. See how Tableau can help you by downloading the free trial at www.tableausoftware.com/trial. Tableau and Tableau Software are trademarks of Tableau Software, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.