Denny is a staff software engineer at Tableau. He received an A.B. in Computer Science from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Washington School of Medicine where he studied computational chemistry and cancer drug design. At Tableau, Denny is interested in developing interactive analytics tools that put as much power as possible into the hands of newcomers and Zen Masters alike. Past features that Denny has worked on include Tooltip Selection, the Data Highlighter, and Set and Parameter Actions. Denny was a Devs on Stage speaker at TC18.