Tableau Training, Data Visualization, and Analytics Consulting

Playfair Data

Tableau Training, Data Visualization, and Analytics Consulting

Consulting

Let us put our experience working with dozens of the world’s best-known brands to work by finding actionable insights in your data.

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Private Training

Host an on-site training to learn Tableau and data visualization in the comfort of your own offices with a focus on your unique business needs.

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Public Training

Join us for a public training workshop to get up to speed with the latest on-demand data skills and network with our experts and fellow analysts.

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Online Training

Complement your learning with a monthly subscription or lifetime membership to our online, video Tableau learning platform, Playfair Data TV.

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Turning Data into Value.

At Playfair Data, our mission is to be the best partner resource for turning raw data into valuable insights. We accomplish this through analytics consulting, private training, public classes, and on-demand videos– all from some of the world’s most accomplished analytics talent.

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Meet Our Data Experts.

Ryan Sleeper

Founder & Principal

Kansas City

Ryan Sleeper

Ryan is Founder and Principal of Playfair Data. He is a current Tableau Zen Master, 2013 Tableau Iron Viz Champion, author of the 2015 Tableau Public Visualization of the Year, and author of Practical Tableau (O’Reilly). Ryan holds MBA and Master of Sport Business Management degrees from UCF.

Ryan Sleeper

Founder & Principal

Kansas City

Ryan is Founder and Principal of Playfair Data. He is a current Tableau Zen Master, 2013 Tableau Iron Viz Champion, author of the 2015 Tableau Public Visualization of the Year, and author of Practical Tableau (O’Reilly). Ryan holds MBA and Master of Sport Business Management degrees from UCF.

Matt Chambers

Partner Consultant

South Carolina

Matt Chambers

Matt brings over 10 years of experience in information technology and data analytics. He provides data visualization, analytics, and architecture solutions that help leadership find insights and make strategic decisions. Matt is an Iron Viz finalist and a two-time Tableau Zen Master. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Clemson University.

Matt Chambers

Partner Consultant

South Carolina

Matt brings over 10 years of experience in information technology and data analytics. He provides data visualization, analytics, and architecture solutions that help leadership find insights and make strategic decisions. Matt is an Iron Viz finalist and a two-time Tableau Zen Master. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Clemson University.

Jim Donahue

Partner Consultant

Milwaukee

Jim Donahue

Founder of Rising Tides Analytics, Jim provides data and analytics consulting, helping capture, interpret, and leverage data using self-service technologies like Tableau, Alteryx and DataRobot. He has led analytics initiatives at some of the most forward-thinking financial institutions in the country. Jim holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Marquette University.

Jim Donahue

Partner Consultant

Milwaukee

Founder of Rising Tides Analytics, Jim provides data and analytics consulting, helping capture, interpret, and leverage data using self-service technologies like Tableau, Alteryx and DataRobot. He has led analytics initiatives at some of the most forward-thinking financial institutions in the country. Jim holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Marquette University.

Brittany Fong

Partner Consultant

Washington, D.C.

Brittany Fong

Founder of BFongData, Brittany specializes in data visualization design and interactive Tableau dashboard development. She is a Tableau Ambassador, leader of the Washington DC Tableau User Group, and Data + Women co-leader. Brittany holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Cincinnati.

Brittany Fong

Partner Consultant

Washington, D.C.

Founder of BFongData, Brittany specializes in data visualization design and interactive Tableau dashboard development. She is a Tableau Ambassador, leader of the Washington DC Tableau User Group, and Data + Women co-leader. Brittany holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Cincinnati.

Ann Jackson

Partner Consultant

Phoenix

Ann Jackson

Founder and Chief Analytics Evangelist for Jackson Two, Ann specializes in presenting clear data stories and connecting analytical discoveries directly to business. She is a current Tableau Zen Master and leader of the Phoenix Tableau User Group. Ann holds a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management.

Ann Jackson

Partner Consultant

Phoenix

Founder and Chief Analytics Evangelist for Jackson Two, Ann specializes in presenting clear data stories and connecting analytical discoveries directly to business. She is a current Tableau Zen Master and leader of the Phoenix Tableau User Group. Ann holds a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management.

Amy Leonard

Director, Partner Engagement

Kansas City

Amy Leonard

Amy has more than a decade of client service, project management, and event planning experience. At Playfair Data, Amy serves as the first point of contact for prospective consulting partners, as well as manages the scheduling, logistics and communications associated with Playfair Data’s public and private training events.

Amy Leonard

Director, Partner Engagement

Kansas City

Amy has more than a decade of client service, project management, and event planning experience. At Playfair Data, Amy serves as the first point of contact for prospective consulting partners, as well as manages the scheduling, logistics and communications associated with Playfair Data’s public and private training events.

Rody Zakovich

Partner Consultant

Orlando

Rody Zakovich

Principal of Rody Zakovich, LLC, Rody is a data visualization designer with experience in data engineering/modelling, database management, ETL development and web application design. Rody is a two-time Tableau Zen Master, former Tableau Forum Ambassador, and Shortlist Finalist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.

Rody Zakovich

Partner Consultant

Orlando

Principal of Rody Zakovich, LLC, Rody is a data visualization designer with experience in data engineering/modelling, database management, ETL development and web application design. Rody is a two-time Tableau Zen Master, former Tableau Forum Ambassador, and Shortlist Finalist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.

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