Jasmine Otto is a visualization researcher working closely with domain experts to understand their practices and models. She develops intelligent tools by deeply understanding the semi-improvisational ontology-making practices used by experts in domains ranging from aerospace operations to narrative design.

She has published work about these topics at selective venues including IEEE VIS and AAAI AIIDE. She holds a PhD in Computational Media from the Design Reasoning Lab at UC Santa Cruz, an MS from the University of Illinois at Chicago in applied mathematics, and has worked as a visualization developer at JPL.