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Jeffrey Heer

Jeffrey Heer
Cofounder | Professor, Trifacta | University of Washington

Website | @jeffrey_heer

Jeffrey Heer is a co-founder and CXO (Chief Experience Officer) at Trifacta Inc. Jeff spent the last many years as a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he led the Stanford Visualization Group. His group has created a number of popular tools, including D3.js (Data-Driven Documents) and Data Wrangler. In Fall 2013, Jeff joined the faculty of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. In 2009 Jeff was named to MIT Technology Review’s TR35; in 2012 he was named a Sloan Foundation Research Fellow. He holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Data Science
Ballroom F
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley), Jeffrey Heer (Trifacta | University of Washington)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 10 ratings)
90-Minutes: Data analysts routinely report spending more time "wrangling" their data than performing analysis per se. In this tutorial we focus on the ever-present yet oft-overlooked challenges of Data Transformation, including discovery, structure, content and curation. We emphasize recent approaches that jointly emphasize interaction and inference, leveraging both human acuity and... Read more.
Office Hour
Table C
Jeffrey Heer (Trifacta | University of Washington)
If you’re spending more time “wrangling” data than performing analysis, talk to Jeffrey about interactive data analysis, data transformation and preparation, and data visualization. Read more.