Associate Director, Ohio State University
Eric works in a leadership role for the Data and Analytics team at The Ohio State University. Eric was hired into Ohio State in 2017 to lead the Enterprise Tableau implementation and serves as an administrator for the university. In two short years, Eric has transformed a siloed Tableau presence at OSU into an enterprise consolidated solution. OSU now has close to 3,000 Tableau dashboards, 2,700 users and 200+ Tableau developers. Eric also founded a higher education Tableau Slack channel to connect Tableau administrators and professionals in the higher education space from around the world. The Slack channel has close to 500 participants from 120 universities across 12 time zones. Eric previously worked at Nationwide insurance for 18 years before joining Ohio State. At Nationwide, Eric began his career as an IT developer and eventually progressed into the data world as a senior lead for data and analytics within marketing. Eric is a graduate from Ohio University with a degree in Biology.