Manuel Figallo
Principal Systems Engineer

As a Principal Systems Engineer in the SAS Government Business Unit, Manuel Figallo uses his expertise in data management , artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, visualizations, and the Cloud & API’s to help federal, state and local government entities solve problems to benefit citizens. Manuel is a passionate advocate and learner, and has published and presented at SAS Global Forum and many SAS Users' Groups, customer sites and universities. He holds masters' degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and UC Berkeley where he was an IBM TJ Watson Fellow. An avid traveler, Manuel is also fluent in Spanish, French and can get by in Portuguese. He is also SAS Certified.

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An unexpected weapon in the fight against the opioid epidemic: Graduate students

Each day, more than 130 Americans die from opioid overdoses. Combating the opioid epidemic begins with understanding it, and that begins with data. SAS recently partnered with graduate students from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) 's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy to understand how data mining and machine