Bryan Saunders is a Sr. Manager, Industry Consulting & Enablement, for SAS Institute’s Global IoT Division.  He provides thought leadership and expertise to drive advanced analytic solutions across industry in support of the Internet of Things.  He helps customers uncover value and drive improved business outcomes from the growing volume of connected devices, with a specialized focus on improving service delivery, asset utilization, equipment reliability and overall product quality.  In addition, Bryan works closely with product marketing and sales teams to ensure the SAS technology direction and solutions meet the needs of the market.

Prior to joining SAS, Bryan worked for the General Electric Company in a variety of roles supporting manufacturing and quality solutions.  He brings deep domain experience in equipment condition monitoring and reliability, having served as the Data Management and Analytics Engineering Manager for the GE Power & Water business unit, supporting remote service delivery for the electric utility market.

Bryan has over 20 years of industry experience in the manufacturing and utilities industries. In addition, he is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.