As a consultant and the previous president of several operating groups at Dow Jones, Scott Schulman is familiar with working in information-intensive industries. He says that the consulting process is very much focused on using high-impact ways to display information and describe a point a view.
“I think I always had an interest in data visualization, although I may not have realized it,” says Naomi B. Robbins about her work today as the principal at NBR Graphs. When she isn't working one-on-one with clients, she's traveling around the world to give speeches and seminars at universities, professional societies, and conferences. All of these efforts focus on one key element: Teaching others how to communicate their data more clearly.
Personal branding guru William Arruda probably wasn’t sure what was in store for his future career when he completed a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Last March she won one of the elusive Information is Beautiful Awards - the world’s "first open contest to celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations, infographics and information art" - only one year after she graduated college. Now, Cristina Vanko works in Indianapolis as a designer for Developer Town, helping companies create visual designs for their mobile apps.
“I’m something of an accidental data journalist,” admits James Ball on how he first entered the field of journalism. Accident or not, Ball has certainly been making a name for himself with his renowned reporting on both data and investigative stories at the internationally acclaimed British newspaper the Guardian.