Data2speak

Data2speak

Jonathan Schwabish
Tore Levinsen
Tore Levinsen is a Tableau Jedi with experience since version 7.0 back in 2011. He is based in Bergen, Norway, and is one of Europe's most merited Tableau Trainers, with over 2.300 people trained in 15 countries. He's also the leader of TUG Norway and a 2x Tableau Ambassador. He has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, advisor, and as a trainer. He's been working with Tableau since filled maps and area charts were introduced and are an advocate for visual best practice. He has over 50 Tableau t-shirts/hoodies and a growing swag compilation! On his spare time, he supports Liverpool FC and are a handball and soccer coach for kids.
Prasann Prem
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling
Prasann Prem is a Tableau Social Ambassador and a Tableau Public Featured Author currently working with American Express GBT as a Product Engineer within their BI innovation team.
He loves creating data visualisations and has built an expertise in building BI products.
Apart from his love for creating data visualisations, he also found his passion in mentoring and is the founder of Tableau Buddy. Through this program, he has successfully mentored over 250+ data professionals all across the globe spanning companies like Bank Of America, JPMorgan&Chase, Wells Fargo and many more.
Do give him a nudge on LinkedIn if you are eager to make a successful career with Data.
‫Nir Smilga
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling
Nir is a senior data visualization engineer and analytics Center Of Excellence lead at Zoominfo. He is passionate about data and he creates public data visualizations about things he cares about and about things he loves, especially music. Nir is a Tableau public ambassador , Tableau featured author and has five Vizzes of the Day. It's Nir's goal to spread the passion he has for data visualization to the people around him.He consults and teaches Tableau and data visualization best practices. Nir provides Freelance data visualization services for the Israeli government, media channels, and private companies.
Ricardo Tranquilli Navarro
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling
Ricardo Tranquilli Navarro is an Italian-Spanish visualization and data storytelling specialist certified in Power BI and Tableau who currently works as Project Manager at Hiberus Tecnologia (Spain). He has also won visualization competitions and has been a finalist in the Data Visualization Competition organized by the Wharthon Business School of Pennsylvania.
Jonathan Schwabish
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling
Dr. Jonathan Schwabish is an economist, writer, and teacher. He is considered a leading voice for clarity and accessibility in how researchers communicate their findings. His book Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks helps people improve the way they prepare, design, and deliver data-rich content and his edited book, Elevate the Debate: A Multilayered Approach to Communicating Your Research, helps people develop a strategic plan to communicating their work across multiple platforms and channels. His latest book, Better Data Visualizations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks details essential strategies to create more effective data visualizations. He is on Twitter @jschwabish.
Julia Janicki
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling
Julia is a data journalist and a data visualization designer/developer with a focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity conservation and climate change, though her works covers topics anywhere from breaking news to culture to tech. Julia is from the U.S. and Taiwan, and currently lives in Paris, where she recently started working as a data journalist, at AFP. She is also working on Taiwan Data Stories as a side passion project.
Julia Janicki
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling
Julia is a data journalist and a data visualization designer/developer with a focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity conservation and climate change, though her works covers topics anywhere from breaking news to culture to tech. Julia is from the U.S. and Taiwan, and currently lives in Paris, where she recently started working as a data journalist, at AFP. She is also working on Taiwan Data Stories as a side passion project.
Mohamad Waked
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling
Mohamad is an award winning data visualization designer and a freelance data journalist with a background in data science and mechanical design engineering. His focus is on the more creative and experimental aspects of data visualization. Examples of his work can be found on his website (alhadaqa.com). He received a medal at Malofiej International Award in 2020, the Pudding Cup in 2019, an award from the Center for Global Data Visualization in 2019 and others. Mohamad: “I explore data, looking for its hidden secrets and its mysterious stories. I discover those secrets, then reveal them in a beautiful, innovative and insightful data visualization. Simply, I turn mist-full data into insightful art.”
Adewale Yusuf
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data-art and Storytelling
Adewale Yusuf is the Team Lead Business Intelligence Analyst and Senior Trainer at dbrownconsulting. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Data Platform, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Data Analyst, and Microsoft Certified Solution Associate.
He is a corporate trainer and international speaker with a deep understanding of various adult learning methodologies and instructional design. He trained tailored courses in Power Apps, Power BI, Azure Synapse, SQL, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent, Microsoft Excel, Azure, and Office 365.
Leonardo Karpinski
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling
IWith over 25 thousand students worldwide, Leonardo is a Power BI Specialist and a Microsoft Certified Trainer with experience in Business Intelligence and Data Storytelling.
Marlene Dorgny
Nomination: Data art and Storytelling
Marlene Dorgny has been a French data designer for 7 years. Before breaking into data visualization, she used to be a fashion and graphic designer for 15 years. She works for private companies and public institutions, mostly on environmental subjects. She's also a data visualization instructor at Gobelins Paris. Her main interests in data viz are network visualization and she enjoys mapping themes around music for her side projects.
Duncan Geere
Nomination: Data Art Storytelling
Duncan Geere is an information designer living in Sweden. He’s the founder of the Elevate Dataviz Learning Community, and the co-host of the Loud Numbers data sonification podcast and studio
Greg Low
Nomination: Data Art Storytelling
Greg is one of the better-known database consultants in the world. He leads a boutique data consultancy firm called SQL Down Under. He is a long-term Data Platform MVP and considered one of the foremost consultants in the world on SQL Server and Microsoft data-related technologies. Microsoft uses him to train their own staff.
Greg is regularly invited to present at top level tier-1 conferences around the world. Greg's SQL Down Under podcast has a regular audience of over 40,000 listeners.
Vani Agarwal
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling
Vani loves to investigate data and develop stories using it in her profession as a Data Visualization Engineer at Expedia Group. She has been a contributing member of the tableau community for some time and has been voted as a Tableau Social Ambassador twice. She is also currently co-leading the Tableau Buddy Talks user group. She also likes to write about new things she learns at work and post them on her blog site. In addition to her job, she enjoys mentoring students and teaching tableau and data storytelling.
Anibal Maiz Caceres
Nomination: Data Art Storytelling
Anibal is a self-taught learner infographics designer. He worked as an infographics designer at the Agence France-Presse and as the head of the Web Design Department of Mexico's Presidency. Anibal was a freelance infographic data visualization designer in Visual.ly and worked with companies such as National Geographics, Delos, Dell, Carter Center, Lancôme, UNICEF, Bosch, Lynda, and even Visa. Also, he worked with Le Point, the French 'Newsweek' magazine. This year, he has been doing infographics on complex subjects for Your-Comics.
Nick Desbarats
Nomination: Business Analytics
As an independent educator and consultant, Nick Desbarats has taught data visualization and information dashboard design to thousands of professionals in over a dozen countries at organizations such as NASA, Bloomberg, Visa, and The United Nations. His books Practical Charts and Practical Dashboards will be published in 2023 and he speaks regularly at major data conferences.
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