Chris Smith is a Senior Analyst at KaDSci with over 15 years of experience in leading, teaching and performing data analysis and operations research. Dr. Smith served almost 30 years in the U.S. Army first as an Artillery Officer then as an Operations Research Analyst. He has led and worked on projects for the DoD and the intelligence community involving Decision Analysis, Data Analytics, Prescriptive Modeling, Network Analysis and Data Mining. Dr. Smith holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, an M.S. in Engineering Management from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MS, and M.S. in Operations Research from the University of Texas – Austin, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. He is an Associate Professor of Business Analytics at the Wake Forest University School of Business. His research interests include decision analysis, data analytics, optimization, and data mining.