Research Scientist, Tableau
Matthew Brehmer is a research scientist at Tableau Software, where he focuses on information visualization. Specifically, he is interested in expressive visualization design for communication and presentation, visualization design for devices large and small, and the visualization of time-oriented data, including quantities, event sequences, and dynamic networks. Matthew's open-source visualization work can seen and used online. He has spoken about his work at venues such as OpenVisConf, IEEE VIS, ASA SDSS, the Microsoft Data Insights Summit, and ACM CHI, and he has published papers about his work in top visualization publications such as IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics. A complete list of Matthew's projects and publications can be found on his personal site ( Before joining Tableau, Matthew was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of British Columbia. He also has degrees specializing in Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Science.