Tableau sees tremendous expansion in Asia Pacific region

On the heels of its 2014 earnings announcement, Tableau said that it has reached $913 million in lifetime global revenue—$413 million of which was generated in 2014.

The growth was driven by tremendous international expansion in 2014, including in the Asia Pacific region (APAC). In APAC, more than 3,000 companies and organisations are using Tableau, 1,500 of which were added in 2014. Japan led the pack with sales growth of more than 200 percent year over year, adding the most new customer accounts in the region, said Tableau.

In Australia, Tableau’s largest APAC market, the company increased its customer base by 50% over 2013, reaching over 900 customer accounts, informs Tableau.

According to the Tableau, It has customers in 150 countries worldwide, more than half of which reported triple-digit growth in 2014. Internationally, Tableau has seen revenue growth of over 100 percent for four consecutive years.

Tableau also informed that it has increased its headcount in APAC to a total of 130 people, an increase of five-fold since 2012.

“People are looking for analytics technology that is fast, easy, and for everyone. They want to put the power of data into the hands of people at all levels of their companies. We saw the strongest demand we’ve ever seen in our history, making 2014 a tipping point year for Tableau,” said Christian Chabot, CEO and Co-founder of Tableau.

Tableau has more than 26,000 customer accounts around the world. Organizations in APAC using Tableau include companies, government agencies, and universities, stated company.

In 2014, Tableau spent $90 million on research and development, more than in the previous two years combined. Dr. Forest Baker, Tableau Board Member and General Partner at New Enterprise Associates, said, “Tableau’s R&D investment ratio is among the highest of all public technology companies. They have an inspiring commitment to research and innovation, and their best years are in front of them.”

According to Tableau, the company grew its headcount by 735, including growing its research and development team by 50 percent. As of the year-end 2014, its total headcount is now 1,947.

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