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Short Bio

Brian T. O'Neill is a designer, advisor, and founder of Designing for Analytics, an independent consultancy which helps companies apply human-centered design to data science and analytics. For over 20 years, he has worked with companies including DellEMC, Tripadvisor, Fidelity, JP Morgan Chase, ETrade and numerous SAAS startups. He has spoken at conferences including O'Reilly Strata, Enterprise Data World, the International Institute for Analytics Symposium, and Predictive Analytics World. Brian also recently launched a podcast entitled, Experiencing Data, where he reveals the strategies and activities that product, data science and analytics leaders are using to deliver valuable experiences around data. In addition to consulting, Brian is also a professional percussionist and has performed at Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center. Follow him on Twitter (@rhythmspice) and join his mailing list at https://designingforanalytics.com/list.

Medium Bio

Brian T. O'Neill is a designer, advisor, and founder of Designing for Analytics, an independent consultancy which helps companies apply human-centered design to data science and analytics. For over 20 years, he has worked with companies including DELL/EMC, Tripadvisor, Fidelity, NetApp, MITRE, JP Morgan Chase, ETrade and numerous SAAS startups. Brian helps clients leverage human-centered design to create engaging, simple, and high-value decision support applications and data products. In addition to consulting, Brian is also an international speaker. He has presented at multiple O'Reilly Strata conferences, Predictive Analytics World, the International Institute for Analytics Symposium, and on several data podcasts including IBM's Making Data Simple. Brian also authored the DFA Self-Assessment Guide, publishes a weekly Insights mailing list, and hosts his own podcast—Experiencing Data—which reveals the strategies that product, data science and analytics leaders are using to deliver valuable experiences around data. In 2018, Brian also joined the International Institute for Analytics' Expert Network as an advisor on human-centered design for data science and analytics.

A musician by training, Brian is also a professional percussionist in Boston. He tours internationally and has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and maybe your local tiki bar. Follow him on Twitter (@rhythmspice) and join his Insights mailing list at https://designingforanalytics.com/list.

Full Bio

Brian T. O'Neill is a designer, advisor, and founder of Designing for Analytics, an independent consultancy which helps companies apply human-centered design to data science and analytics. For over 20 years, he has worked with companies including DELL/EMC, Tripadvisor, Fidelity, NetApp, MITRE, JP Morgan Chase, ETrade and numerous SAAS startups. Brian helps clients leverage human-centered design to create engaging, simple, and high-value decision support applications and data products. In addition to consulting, Brian is also an international speaker. He has presented at multiple O'Reilly Strata conferences, Predictive Analytics World, the International Institute for Analytics Symposium, and on several data podcasts including IBM's Making Data Simple. Brian also authored the DFA Self-Assessment Guide, publishes a weekly Insights mailing list, and hosts his own podcast—Experiencing Data—which reveals the strategies that product, data science and analytics leaders are using to deliver valuable experiences around data. In 2018, Brian also joined the International Institute for Analytics' Expert Network as an advisor on human-centered design for data science and analytics.

When he is not grilling, BBQing, or planting his urban vegetable garden, Brian can be found on stage performing as a professional percussionist and drummer. He leads the acclaimed dual-ensemble Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica, which the Boston Globe calls "engagingly unique." Brian has performed at prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Montreal Jazz Festival, and maybe your local tiki bar. If you're at a conference with Brian, just look for only guy probably wearing orange shoes or a stylish orange leather messenger bag.

Follow Brian on Twitter (@rhythmspice) and join his Insights mailing list at https://designingforanalytics.com/list.