**Brett Wujek, PhD**, is a Senior Data Scientist with the R&D team in the SAS Advanced Analytics division. He helps promote and guide the direction of advanced analytics development at SAS, particularly in the areas of machine learning and data mining. Prior to joining SAS, Wujek led the development of process integration and design exploration technologies at Dassault Systèmes, helping to design and implement industry-leading, computer-aided optimization software for product design applications. His formal background is in design optimization methodologies, receiving his PhD from the University of Notre Dame for his work developing efficient algorithms for multidisciplinary design optimization.