James A. Bednar | Manager, Technical Services at Anaconda

Dr. Jim Bednar leads the PyViz group at Anaconda, working with commercial and government clients to improve Python software for visualizing and analyzing large and complex datasets. Dr. Bednar holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas, along with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Philosophy. He has published more than 50 papers and books about the visual system and about software development. Dr. Bednar manages the open source Python projects PyViz, Panel, Datashader, HoloViews, GeoViews, Param, Colorcet, and ImaGen. Before Anaconda, Dr. Bednar was a lecturer and researcher in Informatics for ten years at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.