Rob Rolleston is the Manager, Data Science at Paychex. Previously he worked at the Xerox Research Labs in the areas of Information Visualization, Color Management, Strategy and Planning, and assorted levels of management.

His technical interests have always been related to how people see, perceive, and interact visually with the world around them; and, in turn, helping others understand these mechanisms. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Optics from the University of Rochester, and his MPS in Information Visualization from MICA.