Alberto is an educator and consultant in the field of infographics and data visualization. As of June 2015, he is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami.
He is also the director of the visualization program of the Center for Computational Science. In the past decade, he has helped companies and educational institutions in more than 20 countries produce better visualizations and infographics. Alberto is the author of the book The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization.