Neal Myrick is director of social impact at Tableau, where he leads the company’s efforts in employee service and giving, community impact, and grant making. Within his role, he leads Tableau Foundation with a mission to encourage the use of facts and analytical reasoning to solve world problems.
Prior to Tableau, Neal worked for two technology companies, Aldus Corp. (acquired by Adobe) and Visio Corp. (acquired by Microsoft), where he ran global IT and facilities. After a mid-career break working as a barista, Neal became managing director of technology at Casey Family Programs, a national foundation focused on foster care. He left Casey to become executive director of a technology nonprofit and CEO of a related for-profit consulting firm that helped environmental organizations increase their capacity to engage constituents. Neal joined Tableau as a program director focused on launching customer-facing programs for the company. He then moved from that role into his current role as social impact director.
Neal is an active angel investor and has served as a volunteer, nonprofit board member, and philanthropist. He currently focuses on ethical data, diversity and social equity issues.
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