Director, Technical Consulting
Jim Bednar holds 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 HoloViz, Panel, hvPlot, Datashader, HoloViews, GeoViews, Param, Lumen, and Colorcet. Before Anaconda, Dr. Bednar was a lecturer and researcher in Computational Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a hardware engineer working on data acquisition at National Instruments.