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Alteryx Professional Services: Lunch and Learn Recording

Alteryx Alumni (Retired)



Did you miss the Alteryx Pro Services Lunch & Learn? Check out the recording attached!


Hear from the accomplished and knowledgeable, Sam Johnson (@samjohnson), Director of Resident Consulting, to learn more about his role and the Professional Services team at Alteryx. Alteryx customers leverage the vast experience of the pro services professionals to make the most of their Alteryx investment, speed deployment and enhance their competitive advantage. These Alteryx experts help customers solve their toughest business problems with the Alteryx platform – whether it’s marketing, finance, operations, real estate, sales and beyond!


Sam discusses everything from his professional, academic and personal journey (did you know he did stand-up comedy while living in LA?!), customer success and services, engagements, technical roles, and how you can get on the "Alteryx Professional Services Rocket Ship!”


Missed the live webinar but have follow-up questions? Comment on the discussion board thread – we want to hear from you!


Sam is an accomplished leader, builder, and integrator of advanced analytics and data science teams across financial services, health care, consumer packaged goods, and technology at both agencies and consultancies. Sam has introduced, implemented, and used Alteryx products for more than 7 years. He is passionate about using data to find the hidden stories and patterns that solve problems, reach goals, and test hypotheses and believes Alteryx is the linchpin to the democratization of analytics. Sam’s first-hand experience as a practitioner puts him in a unique position to effectively hire against customer requirements and lead the Professional Services team as the direct delivery business grows. Alteryx Professional Services is the backbone of the company’s offering to implement our products and services on behalf of our customers, to “do it for them”. Professional Services currently has two roles: the Professional Services Engineer (PSE) and the Resident Consultant (RC). The PSE is a short-term technical consultant that delivers fixed-fee projects, custom development or optimization engagements, and handles some instructor-led training. The RC is a one-year embedded engagement for highly custom projects revolving around technical, analytics democratization, and process and automation opportunities. They are cream of the crop consultants who are as comfortable with business CxOs as they are technical leadership.


Sam lives outside Kansas City in a Kansas suburb with his wife of 25 years, Jennifer, and they are incredibly proud of their two children, Spenser, 22, who graduated in May from the University of Iowa with a biochemistry degree and is in New Haven, CT for two years of brain cancer research at Yale’s Smilow Cancer Hospital while studying for the MCATs, and their daughter Katie, 19, a freshman at Kansas State University studying psychology and continuing her celebrated and award-winning choral experience.


The Johnson family wouldn’t be complete without their 15-year-old Schnoodle, Annie. In his spare time Sam loves to smoke and grill a variety of meats for friends and family on his gas grill, Traeger pellet smoker, or Big Green Egg.


Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

Wow! What an incredible opportunity to learn from Sam's vast experience and professional journey!

Alteryx SparkED Team