8-K 1 form8k2018fink.htm 8-K Document

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 24, 2018

Tableau Software, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
of incorporation)
1621 North 34th Street
Seattle, Washington
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (206) 633-3400
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On September 24, 2018, Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer of Tableau Software, Inc. (the “Company”), informed the Company of her plans to retire from the Company on November 16, 2018.

Having joined the Company eleven years ago, Ms. Fink has led the Company’s marketing function and held the Chief Marketing Officer title for the past seven years. In connection with her retirement, and in recognition of her dedicated service with the Company and continued service through November 15, 2018, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company approved the acceleration of vesting, to be effective on November 15, 2018, of 3,101 restricted stock units previously granted pursuant to the Company’s 2013 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: September 28, 2018

Tableau Software, Inc.
/s/ Keenan M. Conder
Keenan M. Conder
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary