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20: ModelOff 2014 – Financial Modeling World Championship

Top Financial Modelers in the WORLD Once a year, financial modelers around the world fight for the crown.  Here is the scenario.  The first round is on online competition.  Financial modelers from around the world log in from all over the globe at the exact same time and work through a financial modeling challenge/test.  Those […]

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Jordan Goldmeier, Excel TV Episode

19: Jordan Goldmeier, MVP and Author

This episode is important! Jordan presents himself as a Contrarian, but I disagree. What Jordan brings is so much more important than being Contrarian. ‘Contrarian’ can be taken as contrary for the sake of being contrary. Over and over, Jordan says, “You don’t have to agree with me, but …” So, really, Jordan is offering […]

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18: MVP Summit 2014

What a Great Time! In case you missed it, the Excel.TV team made a guest appearance at the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Showcase. According to Microsoft, the showcase is where, “over 65 MVPs congregate in one room during the 2014 MVP Summit to share their passion, expertise and projects.” As an Excel MVP, I nominated […]

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17: Dave Bruns of

Dave Bruns of Dave Bruns and his wife Lisa run the website  A site that was designed to give people answers to their questions so that they can be productive and get back to work.  He adds content to the site weekly.  The site is known for its training classes.  Dave has 4 […]

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16: Cary Walkin

Excel, Games, Creativity and Marketing Cary Walkin is developer of the role-playing game Arena.xlsm. It’s built completely in Excel and regularly shows up as an example of extreme uses of a tool that’s known for number-crunching. This episode is a brilliant opportunity to hear about the experience of developing something out of curiosity, having it take on a […]

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15: Bill Jelen, Mr. Excel (ft. Zack Barresse)

Excel Cage Match After the kerfuffle Jordan and Bill got into over using Option Explicit (hint, hint: Bill is wrong), we decided we’d hold another cage match of sorts. Although, this time we’ve also invited heavy-hitter Zack Barresse to weigh in. Make sure to save your work before watching and close all applications–because this cage […]

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14: Jon Acampora, Excel MVP

Ring the Bell… School’s in Introducing’s fearless leader Jon Acampora. Jon is a surfer/analyst from sunny southern California.  He is a recent Excel MVP and is best known for the solutions and Add-ins that are available on his site.  During our interview, Jon explains what an Add-in is, and how he learned to build them. […]

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13: Ken Puls, Excel MVP

In this episode, we interview the esteemed Ken Puls. Ken hails from Canada (the land of maple syrup and back bacon), and holds a CPA and CMA. By day, he moonlights as  an Controller/IT Director for a resort in Vancouver, British Columbia. But by night, he dawns his Excel cape, and goes out to rescue […]

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12: Oz d Du Soleil, Your Data Gaucho

The Most Interesting Spreadsheet Developer in the World This week we’re proud to interview one of own, Mr. Oz D Du Soliel–Excel philosopher, data gaucho, stand up comic, so much more. Oz might be the first ever spreadsheet philosopher. In this episode, he regales us with his background and how he came to be a […]

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11: Zack Barresse, Excel MVP

Table Master Extraordinaire For episode 11 we were joined by Excel MVP and Table aficionado, Zack Barresse. Zack used to be a firefighter, but now he puts out spreadsheet fires. He’s still a volunteer EMS when he’s not building fancy spreadsheets. The Role of Excel Forums Zack is one of the original founders of VBA […]

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10: Jon Peltier, Chartmaster and Excel MVP

The Chart Master Himself In episode 10, we welcome the Chartmaster, Jon Peltier. If you’ve ever Googled anything on Excel charts, chances are you’ve stumbled upon Jon’s website. Jon is the author of Peltier Tech, one of the biggest article repositories for Excel development online.In this episode we spoke with Jon about how he got […]

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09: The Founders of Excel Modeloff

ModelOFF: The Largest Excel Modeling Competition in the World   This is our ninth episode of Excel TV and we were excited and honored to have the founders of ModelOFF join us, John Persico and Johann Odou. For those of you who don’t know, ModelOFF is large spreadsheet and financial modeling competition held in New […]

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08: Szilvia Juhasz Returns!

  The Wild Episode Jordan was on vacation and Excel TV gladly invited Excel High Priestess, Szilvia Juhasz to join us. She was Excel TV’s very first guest, way back in Episode 1 where we discussed modern Excel and having a passion for Excel. You’ll have to trust me and check out the episode. It was a […]

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07: ExcelIsFun Channel with Mike Girvin

Mike Girvin is known as ExcelIsFun over at his  YouTube ExcelIsFun channel where you can find: 1100+ Excel Magic Tricks 161+ Dueling Excel Videos 2200+ Excel videos including 3 videos by his son Isaac Mike is author of Slaying Excel Dragons (co-authored with Bill Jelen) and CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER. He’s an instructor at Highline Community College near Seattle, WA and […]

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06: Keidra Chaney Talks Data & Digital Analytics

To date, after 11 episodes, Keidra is the only one who wasn’t from inside the Excel world. So, why invite her to be a guest on Excel TV? Keidra’s professional roles require good solid data. Her clients hire her for web analytics, and she teaches a Northwestern class to developers who need to understand analytics to […]

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