James A. Bednar

Title
Solutions Architect
Company
Anaconda, Inc. and University of Edinburgh
Bio
Dr. Jim Bednar is a Solutions Architect at Anaconda, Inc. He is also an Honorary Fellow in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Bednar holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas, along with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Philosophy. He has published more than 50 papers and books about the visual system and about software development. Dr. Bednar manages the open source Python projects HoloViews, ImagGen, Param, and Datashader. Before Continuum, Dr. Bednar was a lecturer and researcher in Computational Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, as well as a software and hardware engineer at National Instruments.