About James Bednar

Dr. Jim Bednar is a Solutions Architect at Anaconda. He is also an Honorary Fellow in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dr. Bednar holds a PhD 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.

Prior to joining Anaconda, 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.