Silvia Oliveros

With a background in computer engineering and visual analytics, Silvia has worked on several projects helping clients explore and analyze their data. She is interested in building and optimizing the infrastructure and data pipelines used to gather insights from various datasets.

Silvia has given multiple talks at data science industry conferences, and is an author on multiple academic papers, including:

  • Oliveros-Torres, S., Yang, Y., Jang, Y., Ebert, D., “Visual Analytics for Risk-based Decision Making, Long-Term Planning, and Assessment Process,” Eurovis Workshop on Visual Analytics, 2014.
  • Malik, A., Maciejewski, R., Jang, Y., Oliveros, S., Yang, Y., Maule, B., White, M., Ebert, D.,”A Visual Analytics Process for Maritime Response, Resource Allocation and Risk Assessment,” Information Visualization, 2012.
  • Oliveros, S., Eich-Miller, H., Boushey, C., Ebert, D., and Maciejewski, R., “Applied Visual Analytics for Exploring the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,” Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2012.

Silvia holds an MS in Computer Engineering from Purdue University, and a BS in Computer Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Recent Posts

How to Choose a Data Format

In this post we provide a framework for choosing a data format, and provide some example use cases.

Working Effectively in Data Science Teams

On April 21st, SVDS hosted the WWCode Silicon Valley chapter in our Mountain View office; we gave a talk titled Working Effectively in Data Science Teams.

SVDS at Strata San Jose 2016

Several of our presenters were interviewed at Strata San Jose. If you missed the conference, check out these interviews below to catch up on some of the topics that were on our minds.

How to Choose a Data Format

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when it comes time to choose a data format. In this post Silvia gives you a framework for approaching this choice, and provide some example use cases.

Past Events


  • DataEngConf 2017

    San Francisco, CA

    DataEngConf features talks and workshops aimed at bridging the gap between data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts. We’ll be there, giving tips on choosing the right format for your data.


  • Strata + Hadoop World

    San Jose, CA

    Many of us will be at the Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2016 in San Jose, and we’d love to see you there!