Google News Lab | Data Journalism Awards Director
Simon Rogers is a data journalist, writer, speaker. Author of Facts are Sacred published by Faber & Faber and a new range of infographics for children books from Candlewick. Now Data editor at the Google News Lab, Simon previously edited and created guardian.co.uk/data, an online data resource which publishes hundreds of raw datasets and encourages its users to visualise and analyse them – and probably the world’s most popular data journalism website. He has also been a news editor at The Guardian, and was formerly Twitter’s data editor.