Bio Ann K. Emery believes that your research deserves to be out in the world--utilized, actionable, and talked about--not gathering dust in spreadsheets.

Bio

Ann K. Emery is a sought-after speaker who is determined to get your data out of spreadsheets and into stakeholders’ hands. Each year, she leads more than 50 workshops, webinars, and keynotes for thousands of people with the aim of equipping organizations to visualize data more effectively.

Her design consultancy also overhauls graphs, publications, and slideshows with the goal of making technical information easier to understand for non-technical audiences.

In her “spare” time, Ann 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 motorcycles around the country with her husband and toddler.

Prior to launching her own company, Ann 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.