Sports Viz Sunday kicked off in January 2018 when three sports enthusiasts, brought together by the Tableau community, agreed to work together to share, create & promote visualizations from the world of sport.
James is a lifelong Chelsea fan and F1 enthusiast and enjoys playing football, tennis & skiing. By day he works as an Assistant Manager in Data Analytics at EY, a global professional services firm and runs his own sports visualization business, Sports Chord.
Interesting Fact: James once saved a penalty against Gareth Bale while filming Lucozade commercial at University.
Growing up as the oldest of three boys in Loveland, OH, Spencer is a life long fan of the nearby Cincinnati Reds, Bengals, and Bearcats. Spencer is a Sr Analytics Engineer at GE Digital and an analytics consultant for education non-profit KnowledgeWorks. He and his wife Nia just welcomed their first child, Nolan, into the world this September.
Interesting fact: Spencer wore the arm band for FC Entourage, the Summer League 2018 Cincinnati East Side 11 v 11 Recreational soccer CHAMPS!
Simon supports his home town, Portsmouth FC and enjoys watching and participating in many sports, including F1, Golf, Badminton and Tennis. In 2018 Simon was honoured to be named a Tableau Ambassador and was proud to achieve his Tableau Desktop Certification.
Interesting fact: The first time Simon ever picked up a golf club he managed to knock out his uncle by hitting him on his backswing.