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.