CEOWORLD magazine - Profiles - Patrick Hanrahan
Patrick Hanrahan

Co-Founder, Tableau

  • Patrick Hanrahan cofounded data analytics company Tableau in 2003.
  • Salesforce acquired Tableau in June 2019 in a $15.7 billion, all-stock deal.
  • Net worth: $1.8 billion
  • Hanrahan is a computer graphics and electrical engineering professor at Stanford University.
  • Tableau was born out of research he and one of his cofounders were doing while analyzing and visualizing large databases of information at Stanford.
  • He and his cofounders raised $15 million in venture capital before taking Tableau public on the New York Stock Exchange in May 2013.