Eric Bier is a Principal Scientist currently leading research projects in the areas of cyber-physical systems, blockchain platforms, and the Internet of Things. He has expertise in enterprise collaboration and content management, intelligence analysis, medical sensemaking, and information visualization. He is also known for his work on user interface software such as Toolglass and Magic Lenses, techniques for sharing computers among multiple users (MMM), and entity-based notebooks (Entity Workspace). Eric holds 28 patents in areas ranging from computer graphics and novel user interfaces to information visualization and collaboration technologies. In his spare time, Eric enjoys meditation, singing, teaching, learning about nutrition, and spending time with his theatrical family.