JMP Senior Analytics Software Tester, SAS
Before recently joining JMP as a Senior Analytics Software Tester, Mark Bailey was a JMP instructor in SAS Education for more than 20 years. Prior to that, he applied statistics and Six Sigma methods to industrial R&D in new business ventures for 16 years. He holds a doctoral degree in chemistry from the University of Rochester.
Senior Statistician, Zoetis
Tanya Davis has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 15 years, currently as a senior statistician in the Zoetis Veterinary Medicine Research and Development (VMRD) Biometric group. She supports the development of diagnostic testing, pharmaceutical science and formulation, and biopharma. Davis started working in JMP 9. She uses JMP to design experiments that support the Zoetis VMRD Quality by Design initiative and has used custom DOE for pharmaceutical process and materials for 8 years. Davis wrote JSL scripts to automate calculations from ASTM2709/ASTM 2810 content uniformity/blend uniformity and dissolution to predict the probability of passing stage testing. She has been charged with implementing stability analysis with VICH guidelines. Davis also trains employees in JMP. Her favorite platforms are Custom Design and Graph Builder for data visualization.
Principal Engineer, Seagate Technology
Ted Ellefson has 25 years of experience in R&D, specifically the recording heads division of Seagate Technology. He has used JMP throughout his career to design and analyze experimental data. Ellefson conducts Six Sigma and statistical analysis classes in his role as a Master Black Belt. He first started analyzing maintenance data as an executive officer in the United States Army, but it wasn't until he joined Seagate that he discovered the power of JMP to explore, understand and communicate information with ease. Ellefson has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas and a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Minnesota.
Statistician, Texas Instruments
Sarah Gilyard is an in-house consultant at Texas Instruments. She provides statistical support to engineers and other semiconductor professionals, mostly in the areas of experiment design, predictive modeling, visualization and data mining. In addition to consulting, Gilyard also teaches several statistics courses for engineers and technicians covering introductory statistics and design of experiments. Gilyard began using JMP in 2014 and relies heavily on JMP Pro in her current role. She is a strong advocate for enhancing JMP usage amongst the technicians and engineers at her company.
Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Chemical Engineer, Aera Energy
Matt Kedzierski mentors, teaches and leads engineers and technicians who perform data analytics and Six Sigma improvement projects. He has 25 years of experience in the upstream petroleum industry. A JMP user since 2008, Kedzierski focuses on reliability, descriptive modeling, predictive modeling, DOE and statistics. He has a BS in chemical engineering and earned his Master Black Belt in 2012.
Master’s Industrial Internship Program, University of Oregon
As Manager of the Photovoltaic and Semiconductor Track, Fuding Lin helps students launch successful careers in the semiconductor, optics and polymer industries, specifically by teaching design of experiments. Lin started using JMP when evaluating different software platforms for DOE instruction and has been a strong advocate for JMP ever since. He now uses JMP Pro extensively to help students learn statistical concepts and SPC, and how to design experiments and analyze data. He enjoys exploring the capabilities in JMP for data visualization, consumer research, predictive modeling and scripting.
Patricia Dianne McNeill
Associate Director of Cell Culture Development, Lundbeck
Patricia McNeill leads a team in designing and evaluating fermentation and cell culture experiments for the production of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. She uses JMP to identify conditions that increase antibody yield and quality, as well as to characterize stable and robust process conditions. McNeill began her JMP experience with version 7 and has since been instrumental in establishing JMP adoption across several departments. Her favorite JMP platforms are Graph Builder for visualizing data and definitive screening designs. McNeill has over 28 years of industrial biotechnology experience.
CTO, Soap Health
Tom Mercier has more than 25 years of experience taking products from concept to market. Mercier has dedicated his career to building cohesive, high-caliber engineering teams and developing first-to-market, one-of-a-kind products. He has expertise in conversational AI, data science, engineering management and new product introduction. Before joining Soap Health, Mercier was Director of Process Engineering at Magic Leap, where he led development of the company’s most successful product. From semiconductors and optics to mixed reality, he has held various key positions at Atmel, Vitesse, Qorvo, Digital Optics and FLIR.
Statistician, W.L. Gore
Cameron Willden supports engineers and scientists across many different product lines at W.L. Gore, focusing on manufacturing and new product development. Willden has developed different JMP and SAS tools and applications for broad usage across the company, and has taught a variety of courses at Gore, covering introductory statistics, design of experiments, statistical process control, sampling plans and measurement systems analysis. He is an active member of the JMP User Community, where he enjoys interacting with other users and helping them learn to use JMP more effectively. He began using JMP with version 9 as a graduate student.