At Chandoo.org, my aim is to make you awesome in Excel & Power BI. I do this by sharing whatever little I learn everyday. Our community has an open mind. We are eager to learn and share. We all constantly teach each other new tricks and ideas using comments and forum posts.
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I launched Chandoo.org in year 2004. After 3 years of personal rants and chatter, I shifted the focus of site to Microsoft Excel, primarily to share new ideas and discuss about the problems I am working on. I left my full-time job in 2010 to start on entrepreneurial journey of running Chandoo.org Soon, the site gathered momentum and today it is a massive part of my life.
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I am your CEO here, Chief Excel Officer. My full name is Purna Duggirala. Chandoo is my nick name and I used it as my domain name too. I have an MBA from IIM Indore and Computer Science degree from Andhra University. I am passionate about Data Analytics and Visualization and this blog is my platform for sharing what I learn about Microsoft Excel, Power BI and new ways of presenting data. I have been awarded MVP status in 2009 by Microsoft (and renewed all years thru 2023). My MVP profile is here.
I am married to Jo, my college sweetheart. During September 2009, we became parents to 2 beautiful and naughty twins. A boy and girl. Life has been hectic and incredibly fun ever since. (here is a pic). We have two homes – India & New Zealand, but we travel around the world and meet new people and cultures all the time. As of December 2022, we are living in beautiful but windy Wellington, New Zealand. Here is a recent family pic (Nakshatra, Nishanth, Jo and yours truly)
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