About

Over 15 years experience as a data visualization consultant. Worked with commercial and government clients to design and build data visualization solutions. Experience in industries such as financial markets, news media, marketing analytics, information analysis and professional sports. Design strategy sessions to identify company direction and structure related to data visualization products and capabilities.

Skills

Strategy

Explore product and visualization design at a strategic level.

  • Product vision & futures
  • Identify opportunities & priorities
  • Define criteria and metrics

DESIGN

Transform data into intuitive, creative and beautiful visual representations

  • Create clarity and insight from complexity
  • Charts, Sites, Apps, Analytical Tools
  • Software architecture, wireframes, interactions, prototypes
  • Careful attention to design details and user experience

DEVELOPMENT

Professional software development

  • Clean, clear and well architected code
  • Languages including HTML, Javascript, Java, & Python
  • Libraries such as D3, Three.js, Angular, Vue, Node/Express
  • Experience with agile methodologies

Publications

Visual Analytics for Model-Based Policy Analysis: Exploring Rapid Changes in Commodities Markets.
Mirel, B., P. Goldsmith, R. Brath, and B. Cort, Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Bridging Disciplines & Domains, 2007. Digital Government Society of North America

The Sandbox for Analysis – Concepts and Methods
Wright, W., D. Schroh, P. Proulx, A. Skaburskis, and B. Cort, ACM CHI, 2006

Visible Battle Rhythm
Brian Cort, Alain Bouchard, Denis Gouin, Pascale Proulx, and William Wright, CCRTS 2006

Information Triage with TRIST
Jonker, D., W. Wright, D. Schroh, P. Proulx and B. Cort, In Proc. International Conference on Intelligence Analysis, 2005

Patents

US 9177049 B2
System and method for interactive visual representation of information content using assertions
William Wright, David Schroh, Pascale Proulx, Alex Skaburskis, Brian Cort

US 8296666 B2
System and Method for Interactive Visual Representation of Information Content and Relationships Using Layout and Gestures
William Wright, David Schroh, Pascale Proulx, Alex Skaburskis, Brian Cort

US 8131779 B2
System and method for interactive multi-dimensional visual representation of information content and properties
David Jonker, William Wright, David Schroh, Pascale Proulx, Brian Cort, Alex Skaburskis

US 20070244783 A1
Financial instrument viewer based on shared axes
William Wright, David Jonker, Brian Cort, Richard Brath