Ed Barrie – Treasurer at Tableau Software | Episode 111

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Today I have Ed Barrie with me. He is the Treasurer at Tableau Software. Tableau has been recently acquired by Salesforce and is a rapidly growing business that allows you to analyze data effectively. We chatted a lot about the fast growing IT platform versus working in more of a debt hungry utility. Ed has some great insights in working across industries, one of the most exciting interviews I’ve done. I think you’d enjoy today’s interview with Ed.

In this episode:

  • Why treasury and what made Ed choose treasury as a career
  • How treasury alters in vast industries in Ed’s perspective
  • The real highlights in Ed’s career
  • The contrast of Ed’s treasury role in different businesses
  • The cultural change in moving industries
  • Ed’s approach to networking – the importance of open sharing
  • Ed’s mentors
  • What Ed wishes he knew back when he was starting his career
  • What Ed is looking for when hiring
  • Having good managers who invest and empower their people
  • What makes a successful treasury in the eyes of the CEO and the board
  • How is the role of treasury changing over the coming year in Ed’s perspective

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