Michael Valetti is a Desktop Trainer within the Customer Solutions department at Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA). As a member of the Training Delivery team, Michael drives users to understand the power of data visualization while positioning learners with the knowledge and tools to be successful in Tableau! In true Tableau fashion, Michael prides himself on contributing to the success of others and putting the power of data into the hands of everyday users. Prior to joining Tableau in November of 2015, Michael served as an Application Trainer for a public software company focused on business automation relative to spend management. Michael spent several years with a variety of software companies in and around Research Triangle Park in North Carolina and even a few years in public safety before stumbling across his passion to educate. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree from Radford University in Virginia and currently resides in the Raleigh-Durham area with his family.