Co-founder and Executive Vice President, SAS
John Sall is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of SAS. He also leads the JMP business division, which creates interactive and highly visual data analysis software for the desktop.
Sall joined Jim Goodnight and two others in 1976 to establish SAS. He designed and developed many of the software’s earliest analytical procedures. Sall created JMP® software in the late 1980s and remains its chief architect.
A Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a trustee of NC State University, Sall also served on the board of The Nature Conservancy (2002-2011). He graduated from Beloit College and received a master’s degree in economics from Northern Illinois University. NCSU awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2003.