Kim Rees is a founding partner of Periscopic, an award-winning information visualization firm. Their work has been featured in several online and print publications, including CommArts' Interactive Annual, The Information Design Sourcebook, Adobe Success Stories, CommArts Insights, Infosthetics.com, FlowingData.com, and numerous websites, blogs, and regional media outlets. Periscopic's body of work was recently nominated for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards. Kim is a prominent individual in the information visualization community. She has published papers in Parsons Journal of Information Mapping, was an award winner in the VAST 2010 Challenge, and is a guest blogger for Infosthetics.com. Kim has been featured on CommArts Insights and has been invited to speak at several industry events including the Tableau Software Conference, WebVisions, CERF Biennial Conference, and Portland Data Visualization, among others. Recently she has also been an advisor on an upcoming documentary film and is the Technical Editor for a forthcoming data visualization book. Kim received her BA in Computer Science from New York University.