Julian L. Parris

Director, JMP Research & Development

Julian Parris is the Director of Research and Development at JMP Statistical Discovery LLC, a SAS company specializing in interactive desktop software for dynamic data visualization and analysis.

In this role, Julian leads the department responsible for data table, scripting, display, graphics, and many other foundational parts of JMP. Prior to heading R&D, Julian led JMP’s User Acquisition team, created SKP (the Statistics Knowledge Portal) and managed JMP’s Strategic Initiatives and Analytics group, just to name a few of his many contributions to the company.

Before joining JMP, Julian was a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where he used JMP to teach intermediate and advanced statistics and research methods to students in the social sciences. He holds both a master’s degree and PhD in experimental psychology from UCSD, where he studied various aspects of human behavior as they relate to interactions with computers, evidence and inference. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA.