Vidya Setlur is a manager on the Natural Language Team at Tableau Software, and works out of the Palo Alto office. Previously, she was a staff research scientist on the research team and prior to joining Tableau, worked as a principal research scientist at the Nokia Research Center for 7 years. She earned her doctorate in Computer Graphics in 2005 at Northwestern University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of natural language processing (NLP) and computer graphics, around semantics and visual interfaces. At Tableau, Vidya works on natural language interfaces to help enable analytical conversations with data. A full list of her publications can be found here.