The Community Leads are a group of individuals who have each contributed significantly to the D3 community over the years and are combining efforts to make collective improvements to the D3 ecosystem.
Shirley Wu is an award-winning creative focused on data-driven art and visualizations. She has worked with clients such as Google, The Guardian, Scientific American, SFMOMA, and NBC Universal to develop custom, highly interactive data visualizations. She combines her love of art, math, and code into colorful, compelling narratives that push the boundaries of the web.
Mollie is a Data Visualization Developer at Observable, the Events Director of Data Visualization Society, and the lead behind Outlier conference. Previously she worked as a Senior Data Viz Engineer at Netflix, a data viz contractor, a d3.js instructor with Northwestern University and Metis, and as a data scientist with Datascope Analytics.
Sebastian Gutierrez provides training in Data Visualization and D3.js to a diverse client base – from corporations such as The New York Stock Exchange, The American Express Company and General Dynamics to Universities and Media Agencies, as well as many start-ups. He started and grew the NYC D3.js Meetup Group to 3,000 people before he handed it over to another team to run.
Nadieh Bremer is a graduated Astronomer, turned data scientist, turned freelancing data visualization designer working for companies such as Google, UNESCO, Sony Music, and the New York Times. She focuses on uniquely crafted, elaborate data visualizations, for print and online, that are both effective and visually appealing.
Aaron Williams is a data journalist, analyst, and visualization expert tackling inequity in data and design at scale. He’s currently a senior visualization engineer in Netflix’s Data Science and Engineering group and previously spent a decade as a data and graphics reporter—most recently at the Washington Post.
Seemant discovered d3 & data visualization as a product manager in 2012. In addition to doing contract work building d3-based dashboards for non-profits and startups, he has been a member of the d3 community as creator of the d3.Oakland meetups and sometimes host of the d3.unconf in San Francisco.
Data visualization engineer and designer, with a background in data analysis. I use data visualization to make scientific discoveries in collaboration with data analysts, scientists, and machine learning engineers on Google’s Applied Sciences team. In general, passionate about developing effective visualizations and best practices for situations where you don’t yet know what you will find in the data, but have some idea of what aspects of the data
might be important.