Hunter Whitney is a User Experience (UX) Designer who has helped create useful and usable interface designs for clients in areas ranging from bioscience and medicine to information technology and marine biology.
In addition to his UX work, he is the author of the book "Data Insights: New Ways to Visualize and Make Sense of Data" (Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, November 2012). He has written numerous articles about a range of subjects, including data visualization, for various online and print publications. His aim is to encourage conversations among people with diverse skills and perspectives about presenting data in ways that are more widely accessible and engaging.
He received dual bachelor's degrees--one in English Literature from UCLA and the other in Biology from UCSC--and has completed post-graduate neuropsychology research at UCLA. The combination of these multidisciplinary studies reflects his longstanding interest in the intersection between the humanities and the sciences. (www.hunterwhitney.com)