James Bednar

Director, Technical Consulting
Anaconda, Inc.

Jim Bednar is the Director of Technical Consulting at Anaconda, Inc. Dr. 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, as well as a software and hardware engineer at National Instruments.