A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and design leader at Google, Kent has developed visual languages that improve collaboration, comprehension and decision making. As a data visualization lead at Google, he focuses on data accessibility. Before that, Kent started the first advanced visualization library at Google, and co-authored the data visualization specs for Material Design. He led the design of Loon’s SDN solution and started its first design system.
Kent’s work and ideas have appeared in many publications, including Fast Company, Tech Crunch, The Guardian and Smashing Magazine. Finally, he has presented talks and ideas at many conferences such as IxDA’s Interaction, SXSW, and he is a frequent guest lecturer at several universities in the United States.
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