Bongshin Lee (@bongshin) is a Sr. Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research. She explores innovative ways to enable people to create visualizations, interact with data, and share datadriven stories. She has been recently focusing on helping people collect & explore the data about themselves, and share insights with others by leveraging visualizations. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Maryland at College Park in 2006.
Raimund Dachselt (@RaimundDachselt) is a full university professor for Computer Science at Technische Universität Dresden and a director of the Interactive Media Lab Dresden. His research focuses on Natural User Interface (NUI) approaches with various input modalities on interactive surfaces and in multidisplay environments. His team contributed several solutions applying NUI techniques to the field of Information Visualization and Immersive Analytics. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from TU Dresden in 2004.
Petra Isenberg (@dr_pi) is a Research Scientist at Inria. Her main research areas are information visualization and visual analytics with a focus on collaborative work scenarios, interaction, and evaluation. She is interested in exploring how people can most effectively analyze data sets on novel display technology such as small touch-screens, wall displays, or tabletops. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Calgary in 2009.
Jo Vermeulen (@jozilla) is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University. His research interests lie at the intersection of human–computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, and information visualization. Recent interests include combining insights from the UbiComp and InfoVis communities to design situated data visualizations, and developing techniques to improve people’s understanding of smart speaker behavior. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Hasselt University in 2014.
Frank Bentley (@bentley79) is a Distinguished Researcher at Yahoo, a part of Verizon Media, in California and a lecturer at Stanford University. His research focuses on designing, developing, and studying the everyday use of systems that are used by broad populations. Lately, this work has focused on re-conceptualizing the domains of personal email, voice assistants, and news.