About Brian O'Neill

Brian O'Neill is a product designer and founder of the consulting firm, Designing for Analytics, which helps companies design indispensable data products and analytics solutions that customers love. His clients and past employers include DELL/EMC, NetApp, Tripadvisor, Fidelity, DataXu, Apptopia, Accenture, MITRE, Kyruus,, JP Morgan Chase, the Future of Music Coalition, and ETrade among others, and he has worked on award-winning IT/storage industry software for Akorri and Infinio. Brian has also brought over 20 years of design experience to various podcasts, meetups, and conferences such as the O'Reilly Strata Conference in NYC and London. Has has also authored the Designing for Analytics Self-Assessment Guide for Non-Designers as well numerous articles on design strategy, user experience, and the business of creating successful data products. Brian is also a member of the International Institute for Analytics' Expert Network.

When he is not manning his Big Green Egg at a BBQ or mixing a classic tiki cocktail, Brian can be found on stage performing as a professional percussionist and drummer. He leads the acclaimed dual-ensemble, Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica that is "anything but straightforward" (Washington Post) and has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Montreal Jazz Festival.

If you're at a conference, just look for only guy with a stylish orange leather messenger bag.