Knight Chair in Visual Journalism
University of Miami
Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He became a professor after nearly 20 years as infographics and visualization director in news publications in Spain and Brazil. He continues working as a consultant and freelance visualization designer for multiple companies, like Microsoft and Google. His the author of the books The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2013) and The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (2016). His Twitter handle is @albertocairo.