Data-Visualization: Visualizing Corporate America

Based on data from the SEC for 60,000 directors or high-level employees, Toby Segaran created this graphical network of major US companies that share board members or CEOs. A bit like a social network graph for companies.

Besides the relationship between the companies the diagram also visualizes the size of the organizations, location (East-West), gender of the persons and hierarchy level (CEO).

The data is available at the open database project Freebase if you want to play around with it yourself.

Click on the image below for the link (full size image)

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More information and the full size image on the Freebase blog .

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