Jeffrey Shaffer

Jeffrey A Shaffer

Assistant Professor - Adjunct

Professional Summary

Jeffrey A. Shaffer, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Information Technology and Analytics at Unifund and Recovery Decision Science. Mr. Shaffer joined Unifund in 1996 and has been instrumental in the creation and development of the complex systems, analytics and business intelligence platform at Unifund. Mr. Shaffer has attended the Harvard Business School"s Executive Education Program, is a Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence through the American Society for Quality, a Certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute and has completed Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt training with the Xavier Consulting Group. Mr. Shaffer is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business teaching Data Visualization where he was awarded the 2016 Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award for Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems. He is a regular speaker at conferences, symposiums, universities and corporate training programs on the topic of data visualization, data mining and Tableau. Mr.Shaffer has taught data visualization at the KPMG Advisory University, KPMG Global Analytics and for the University of Cincinnati Center for Business Analytics. He was a finalist in the 2011 Tableau Interactive Visualization Competition, one of the Elite 8 in the 2014 Tableau Sports Visualization Contest, the winner of the 2014 Tableau Quantified Self Visualization Contest and competed in the 2014 Tableau Iron Viz Contest. He was selected as one of thirty Tableau Zen Masters in the world for 2018 and is a founder and leader of the Cincinnati Tableau User Group. Mr. Shaffer is an author of The Big Book of Dashboards which was on the Shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards in 2017. He curates the TableauReferenceGuide.com and blogs regularly on the topics of Data Visualization and Tableau at DataPlusScience.com which was on the Shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards in 2016. His visualization Beautiful Trash was on the Longlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards in 2017 and featured as one of the 75 best Infographics of 2017 by Column Five Media.

Education

MBA, Xavier University 2007 (Business Administration)

Research and Practice Interests

Data Visualization, Data Science and Data Mining

Publications

Other Publications

Camm, Jeff; Fry, Michael; Shaffer, Jeffrey Allen (11-2017. ) A Practitioner"s Guide to Best Practices in Data Visualization .47 (6 ) , Interfaces

Additional Publications

Honors and Awards

2018 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

01-2018 2018 Tableau Zen Master Selected annually by Tableau as a "Master, Teacher and Collaborator" in the Tableau community. Level:International Type:Teaching

2017 75 Best Infographics of 2017 Data visualization "Beautiful Trash" featured as one of the 75 best Infographics of 2017 by Column Five Media. Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2017 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

2017 Longlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards Data Visualization "Beautiful Trash" was on the Longlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards in 2017 Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2017 Shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards Co-author of The Big Book of Dashboards which was on the Shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards in 2017. Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2016 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

2016 Outstanding Adjunct Professor in Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems Level:College Type:Teaching

2016 Shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards Data Visualization website and blog, DataPlusScience.com, was on the Shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards in 2016. Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

09-2016 2016-2017 Tableau Zen Master Selected annually by Tableau as a "Master, Teacher and Collaborator" in the Tableau community. Level:International Type:Teaching

2015 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

09-2015 2015-2016 Tableau Zen Master Selected annually by Tableau as a "Master, Teacher and Collaborator" in the Tableau community. Level:International Type:Teaching

2014 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

Courses Taught

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

INDEP STUDY IS

DATAVISUALIZATION

DATAVISUALIZATION

DATAVISUALIZATION

DATAVISUALIZATION

DATAVISUALIZATION

DATAVISUALIZATION

INDEPSTUDYIS

DATA VISUALIZATION

IND STUDY IN BANA

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

IND STUDY IN BANA

DATA VISUALIZATION

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

Data Visualization

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA VISUALIZATION

Seminar in Quantative Analysis

Contact Information

106 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7019
Fax: 513-556-5499
jeffrey.shaffer@uc.edu