Data Visualisation Evangelist
As an independent educator and consultant, Nick Desbarats has taught data visualization and information dashboard design to over 1,500 professionals in over a dozen countries at organizations such as NASA, Bloomberg, Visa, The Central Bank of Tanzania, Royal Bank of Canada, The United Nations, Marathon Oil, and Teradata, among many others. In 2014, Nick became the first and only educator to be authorized by Stephen Few to deliver his foundational data visualization and dashboard design workshops. Nick also frequently consults for large public and private sector organizations and has designed information dashboards for senior decision-makers at over 50 organizations. He has extensive knowledge of data visualization, information dashboard design, business intelligence, data analysis, cognition and cognitive biases, perception, memory and learning, software design and development, and product management. His first book, Beyond Dashboards, was published in early 2020.