Wienand Omta has 20 years of experience in programming and has taught courses in advanced statistics and data mining at bachelor and master level. He received a Bachelor's degree in Computing Sciences, a Master's degree in Medical Informatics at Utrecht University, and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics. During his thesis work at the Cell Screening Core, he worked on the development of HC StratoMineR and other web-based data analytics tools. He finished his Ph.D. thesis in 2020 with the title Knowledge Discovery In High Content Screening. Wienand is passionate about the development of tools that give non-specialists access to advanced methods and is especially focused on usability. In his downtime, Wienand can be found in the gym. He is a co-founder and CTO at Core Life Analytics.