Austin spent the last five years using Modern Excel in the field to solve analytical challenges for the financial services industry, first at BBVA and later at Harbert Management Corporation. As a former analyst, Austin is focused on enabling other data professionals to experience the joys of Power Pivot & Power BI. Austin is a CFA Charterholder, former CPA, Excel Power User, and SQL Server Professional, whose involvement in data/analytics projects lowers the communication costs between business users and IT professionals and helps organizations get to solutions faster.
After hearing Rob speak about Power Pivot in 2013 and again in 2014 it was game over. Austin left his cozy cubicle in the fall of 2015 to start his own company in Birmingham, AL and to work worldwide with the team at PowerPivotPro. Austin is currently in a long-term, loving relationship with DAX.