Erik is the Creative Director of the Spatial History Project at CESTA. He has been at Stanford since 2007, when he helped co-found the Lab that has evolved into CESTA. Erik is a geographer/cartographer and has fifteen years' experience in leading the design and development of print and interactive information visualizations, including CD-ROMs (!), atlases, websites, and museum kiosks. He is also a former president of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). A designer at heart, Erik is passionate about building deep creative partnerships that cut across disciplines and areas of expertise.