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Fall 2021, Information Design

Data Citizens: A Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Santiago Ortiz 9/23

by Helen Gynell

August 30, 2021

Join us on Thursday, September 23, 2021, 4:00-500 PM, for our continuing lecture series “Data Citizens” featuring Santiago Ortiz. Santiago is the Chief Data Officer at DrumWave. Santiago is a mathematician, data scientist, interactive visualization developer, and inventor, who creates and develops highly innovative and interactive projects for the web.

TALK TITLE:  “Humans and Data”

In this Data Citizens talk, Santiago will explore the rich and complex relationships between humans and data: How machines and humans differ when it comes to data and information, what dimensions of humans’ life are being captured in datasets, and how data and data visualization are means of communication, expression, and creativity.

Register Now  |  9/23 4:00-5:00 PM


About Santiago Ortiz

I create digital experiences that help people solve complex problems with data. I develop interfaces that allow for exploration, combination, deep understanding, and decision making based on large, diverse, and dynamic datasets. I have experience as a teacher, digital media artist, interactive data visualization researcher, data scientist, product leader, and entrepreneur. I’ve lived and worked in South America, Europe, Africa, and North America. I currently live in Palo Alto, California.

My public project can be visited at


Data Citizens: A Distinguished Lecture Series is an ongoing course of in-depth talks by experts in the field of data science on a wide variety of topics including data visualization, big data, artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics.  This lecture series is free and open to the public.


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