Involution Principal announced as Speaker at the O'Reilly Strata Conference on big data

by Jon Follett

For Immediate Release
NEW YORK, New York (U.S.) – August 28, 2012 – Involution Studios Creative Director Juhan Sonin was announced today as a speaker at the O'Reilly Strata Conference on big data, data science, and pervasive computing.

The Strata Conference brings together the best minds in the field of big data to envision the future, share expertise, and learn from others driving the connected revolution. The conference is focused on providing leadership for the transformation of business, finance, media, and government through the optimal use of data collection and analysis.

Sonin will be joining other data scientists, engineers, and innovators from some of the most notable names in technology including Amazon, EMC, Facebook, GitHub, Google, Intuit, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and PayPal. Sonin will be presenting on the topic "hGraph: An Open System for Visualizing Personal Health Metrics", as a part of the conference's Visualization and Interface sessions. hGraph, an open source information visualization that provides a complete overview of an individual’s health, is particularly well-suited for viewing complex data.

“We’re excited to have Juhan talk about the design of the hGraph health visualization technique at Strata. Juhan is a dynamic speaker and has a long history of developing information visualizations for big data.” said Edd Dumbill, Program Chair for Strata and the O'Reilly Open Source Convention.

Sonin is a recognized expert in design for health and wellness, providing consultation to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“It is an honor to speak at Strata,” Sonin said. “Big data offers an important opportunity to tackle some of our society's most pressing problems, from healthcare to business to government. Some of the leading minds in the field will be speaking at and attending the conference.”

The conference is set for October 23-25, 2012 at the New York Hilton. For more information please visit

About Involution Studios

Involution designs and builds exceptional software for innovative and visionary companies. We deploy small and experienced teams to create applications that are highly usable and appropriately beautiful. Our client list includes Apple, AstraZeneca, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, PayPal, Shutterfly, and Yahoo. For more information please contact or +1 617 803 7043.

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