Matthew is a senior research staff member of Tableau Research, where he focuses on information visualization. Specifically, he is interested in the use of visualization in communication and collaboration, creative and expressive information design, and conversations with data that take place beyond the desktop, such as with phones and tablets.
A complete list of Matthew's projects and publications can be found on his personal site (mattbrehmer.ca). Before joining Tableau, Matthew was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of British Columbia. He also has degrees specializing in Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Science.