02.09.21

Bill Jelen

Mr. Excel

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Bill Jelen, known to many as Mr. Excel, was one of the first Internet Tech Celebrities. He turned his online resume into a highly recognizable brand and is a legend in the data community.
We get his story, in his own words.  We hope you’ll enjoy this candid conversation with Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen

Buy Bill’s book Mr.Excel 2021: Unmasking Excel, containing his favorite Excel tips!

Stuff We Mentioned:

Rob’s Wheel Of Inquisition
Hipster Ipsum Copy Filler Tool
Dax Studio
We Report Space-Bill’s Other Website!

Episode Timeline:
3:15 – Mr. Excel’s Origin Story
18:05 – The Excel vs Power BI user base
35:35 – Dax is Badass! <and PQ too>
47:25 – Lambda Functions in Excel, Mr. Excel asks some Python questions, and Rob gets cynical
1:16:50 – Bill’s other passion We Report Space and the story of Tickling Keys
1:28:30 – More on Lambda functions and Let functions and the immense potential there

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