Ann K. Emery writes, speaks and consults on data visualization and data analysis. Each year, she leads more than 50 workshops, webinars, and keynotes with the aim of equipping individuals and organizations with the skills to visualize data more effectively. She is an expert in overhauling graphs, publications, and slideshows with the goal of making technical information easier to understand for non-technical audiences. In addition to her work as an instructor and information designer, Ms. Emery chairs the American Evaluation Association’s data visualization interest group, serves as an advisory member of the American Evaluation Association’s Potent Presentations Initiative, and manages her own company. Prior to launching a consulting practice, Ms. Emery measured the effectiveness of public policy projects at Innovation Network, managed a performance management system at the Latin American Youth Center, evaluated educational programs for local, state, and national education agencies at ICF International, and contributed to research-to-policy projects at the University of Virginia. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree from George Mason University.