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Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami. He holds a BA in Journalism (from the University of Santiago de Compostela) and MA and PhD from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (in Barcelona).
Cairo worked as a data-journalist and information designer at El Mundo, Spain's second largest printed daily newspaper, and he was the director for Infographics and Multimedia at Editora Globo in Brazil. He is author of The Functional Art: an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization'" (2012) and "The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication" (2016).
- "Profile of Alberto Cairo at the School of Communication of the University of Miami".
- "Profile of Alberto Cairo on his personal web page".
- Interview with Alberto Cairo Exploring The World With Infographics & Data Visualizations, retrieved 2015-09-27
- "Twitter account of Alberto Cairo".
- "Weblog of Alberto Cairo – The Functional Art".