Hugo Pienaar

Data Scientist

Hugo started his career in the Petro-Chemical industry where he gained his technical knowledge in Control Engineering. After about 8 years in the industry he then realized his passion lies in Business Process Engineering.  Hugo took a brave step at the age of 27 and decided to complete his Industrial Engineering degree.

With this fresh mindset, and degree in hand, he discovered the world of Machine Learning/Data Science. Praelexis uses his skills in multiple aspects of the business, and he brings a unique skillset, to our Machine Learning team. Hugo holds a B.Eng (Industial) from US and a N.Dip (Electrical) from VUT.