Author, Knowledge is Beautiful; Information Designer & Data Journalist, Information is Beautiful
David McCandless is a data journalist and designer, a leading practitioner in the emerging field of data visualization working across print, advertising, TV and the Web. McCandless has worked with publications and companies around the world to help them unfold and visualize stories from their data. These include Google, GE, the Wellcome Trust, The Guardian, Wired, and the United Nations. He is the author of the blog and best-selling book of the same name, Information Is Beautiful, which are dedicated to visualizing knowledge, information, and data. McCandless began his career writing for cult video game magazines before moving on to work for The Guardian and Wired.