Austin Dahl is an experienced software development manager with 25 years of experience in the software business, 17 of them in leadership positions. He has worked in a wide variety of application areas and environments, such as analytics, visualization, databases, streaming media, search, 3D visualization, virtual reality and power utility management. His passion is growing teams and building great products.
Prior to joining MultiScale, Austin was Director of Engineering, Analytics, at Tableau Software, an early innovator in helping people to understand data through the use of simple, drag and drop visualizations. As one of Tableau’s first 25 employees, he spent more than a decade moving through the engineering ranks, contributing to major product suite releases which are used by millions of people daily. During his tenure, Austin was part of Tableau’s successful IPO, and contributed to the company’s growth which expanded to over 3200 employees worldwide. The products Austin has delivered throughout his career have won dozens of awards, including being distinguished by Gartner as magic quadrant leader in the Business Intelligence and Analytics category for five consecutive years, and being widely recognized in the industry for ease-of-use.