Oz du Soleil
Oz du Soleil is an Excel developer, blogger, trainer, videographer, raconteur and Microsoft Excel MVP out of Portland, Oregon. Known for his colorful and fierce commitment to empowering people who don’t have an IT team or the skillset to manage their own data, Oz takes you on a journey through Excel with wit and wonder.
Lead author of the book, Guerrilla Data Analysis 2nd Ed., co-written with Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen. Oz teaches you powerful tips and tricks for analyzing data in Excel. Explore data quality, validation, perfectly sorting with one click, matching lists of data, data consolidation, data subtotals, pivot tables, pivot charts, tables, and much more.
Previous trainees have described Oz as a quirky mentor, that exudes a fun and patient teaching style. People are known to appreciate that Oz goes deeper than formulas, and instead shows them the WHEN and WHY, not just the HOW.
A self-described ornery cowboy, Oz encourages individuals to go rogue and explore the data if it means they can get something done for their customers.