Anita Lillie

Crafting a data story: A step-by-step walk through the data visualization creation process

  • Thursday, September 25, 2014
  • 06:30 – 09:00pm
  • McLaren Conference Center, Room 252  

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06:30pm Doors open, socializing, food, drinks
07:00pm Speaker's presentation
08:00pm Q&A and more socializing


Anita's talk focused on techniques for crafting intuitive, empathetic data visualizations. Using real examples from her own experience, Anita demonstrated strategies to make better data visualizations.


Anita Lillie is a data interface designer, developer, and visualization specialist. She has worked in a wide range of fields, including genetics (Stanford), music (MIT), mobile (Nokia Research), social networks (LinkedIn), and healthcare (Practice Fusion), and most recently as a consultant to some awesome data startups. Anita has a B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Science from Stanford and a Masters from the MIT Media Lab.

Anita currently works on the data science team at Practice Fusion, a health technology company in San Francisco. When she isn't working, Anita is usually on a bike trail near Skyline, climbing rocks, or eating dessert.



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