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April Oakland Data Viz Meetup

Hello, Data Artists! 

Thanks to all who attended our previous Oakland Data Meetup in March, and Monsoon Company is happy to host our next one! 

This is a combined event with the Oakland Data Visualization Group and the Data Visualization Group in the Bay Area - Members only need to register in one place.

There will be food, drinks, presentations, and meeting others interested in how to present data.


Approximate schedule:

6:30 - 7:00: Food, drinks, socialization 
7:00 - 8:45: Presentations - technical software, business, and creative topics 
-     Speakers will have 10 minutes, with 5 minutes of Q&A discussion afterward. 
Event will conclude by 9:00


Skye Bender-deMoll - Visualizing Networks and Netword Dynamics 
Skye is a freelance developer and data visualization consultant 

Rachel Spackman - How to Build and Develop a Visualization Team 
Rachel is a data visualization developer for 

Kamal Radharamanan - Visualizing the Legal Citation Network 
Kamal is a software developer at Ravel Law, a legal search, analytics, and visualization platform. 

Cole Willsea - Visualizing Random Data 
Cole works as a web developer and Monsoon Company 

Sandeep Sood - BioBeats Presentation 
Sandeep is the CEO and Founder of Monsoon Company 

Please fill out our survey: 


Our address is 350 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 100. We are located on the ground floor of a corner building at 16th and San Pablo. This is nestled between Telegraph and Clay streets on 16th. 


Many garages close at 7pm so please check carefully before parking: either choose a street spot or take the BART to the 12th Street Oakland stop. More information here: 

Monsoon Company (  
   Monsoon is a tight-knit clan of strategists, designers, and developers passionate about shaping the digital future. 
   Our goal is to inspire our employees and our community to do the best work of their lives, by building essential applications for a wide range of industries. We continually refine and test our approach to creating software, and we invest in ideas and teams that we believe in and can serve effectively. Building is a way a of life at Monsoon; everything we do, from design to investment, is focused on getting ideas off the whiteboard and into the hands of users. 

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  • Rachel S.

    Thanks for the opportunity to speak! It was nice to meet and chat with group members as well :)

    April 26, 2014

  • Mark R.

    I had a good time.I will definitely try to make the next one.

    April 26, 2014

  • jsever

    Great presentations, very diverse and helpful

    April 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello all,

    We have just changed the RSVP limit on this event: feel free to attend even if there is a wait list. Also there is 1 open speaker slot left. Please email Erica Norris at [masked]. It is a small, 10-minute commitment. Looking forward to meeting you all on Friday!

    4 · April 22, 2014

Our Sponsors

  • NerdWallet

    kindly offered to sponsor us with a venue, food/drinks

  • Trulia

    Trulia is kindly providing the venue and fees for running our group!

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