Award Categories
Office Apps & Services
First year awarded:
2017
Number of MVP Awards:
3
Language
English, German

Leila Gharani

Austria
Business Consultant. Excel Instructor. Excel YouTuber.

Biography

I've been an Excel enthusiast since my first job as an Economist in Canada. At first I struggled to get Excel do what I wanted it to do. Then, I was constantly amazed at what it can actually do. After about a year, I moved to Austria and switched to Business Consulting. That was when I taught myself VBA. With the new knowledge I started creating Management Information Systems for businesses. 

Then came online BI solutions and the opportunity to learn new systems. For 10 years I worked on projects implementing Financial Consolidation Systems for Management Reporting including Oracle Financial Management and SAP Business Warehouse. No matter which project I was working on though, Excel and VBA were my main tools. 

Since 2015, I help people use Excel better to improve their reports with customized training sessions, and VBA to improve reporting processes. I also write blog posts on my website xelplus.com, offer comprehensive online courses and publish weekly videos on YouTube. My passion is teaching and solving difficult Excel problems. I am also addicted to learning and enjoy taking online courses on a variety of topics.  I look forward to contributing as well as learning from the Excel community.

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