Leila Gharani

Charts & Advanced Formulas


Leila Gharani is a Microsoft Excel MVP and instructor specializing in dashboards and visualization techniques. She is a Microsoft Certified Excel Expert and has over 15 years of experience implementing and training users on Management Information Systems of different sizes and nature.

Through her online courses, Leila helps people gain the knowledge they need so they can create useful Excel tools, solve problems and get more done. She also holds customized training sessions onsite at international corporations & institutions as well as help them improve processes with VBA for Excel.

Her background is Masters in Economics, Economist, Consultant, Oracle HFM Accounting Systems Expert & Project Manager. Her passion is learning, sharing and solving difficult Excel problems.

Leila runs her own Excel site at www.xelplus.com, and has an active YouTube channel (over 100,000 subscribers), with many excellent, detailed videos – most of them are Excel tips & tricks based on questions she gets from the Excel online community & professionals.



Charts: Tips & Tricks

Create more impactful visualizations with tips and tricks shared in this session. You will learn new perspectives on presenting data – for example comparing one category to another, or visualizing change over time. Go beyond the default options with these practical examples. You will also learn to combine dynamic array functionality with charts to create […]

Data Visualization & Reporting

Advanced Formulas

This set of advanced Excel formulas is all you need to solve complex lookup problems. When we’re pressed for time, we solve our problems by copying & pasting formulas from Excel forums or our colleague’s files but we rarely take the time to understand the engine behind the formula. In this session you will learn […]

Data Modelling & Formulas

From Battle to Raffle

Closing session in which all of our speakers will share their best tips & tricks in a high-speed interactive battle!  To conclude the Summit, we will hold a raffle where you can win Excel-related prizes.