Lynn Cherny has had a distinguished career working in user research, data mining, and UX design at companies ranging from early internet startups like Excite.com to Adobe and Autodesk and Solidworks. Lynn was awarded a Knight Fellowship to the University of Miami in 2015, where she taught interactive data analysis and visualization courses. She also developed and taught introductory data science and NLP courses at EM-Lyon, a French business school, for 3 years. Lynn has written 2 books about early Internet communities and holds a Ph.D. from Stanford in Linguistics and an M.Phil. from Cambridge University in Computational Linguistics. She is regularly invited to speak at technical conferences on topics related to AI, Python, and data visualization. Lynn currently consults on AI and data science from Lyon, France; she is active on twitter as @arnicas.