Byron Wingerd works as a Systems Engineer in the JMP division of SAS, where he supports sales and customer development in the southeast region of the US.
Before joining SAS, Wingerd worked in biologics manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry. He was a Process Engineer for Merck in West Point, PA and, earlier, a Senior Scientist at Emergent BioSolutions, where he was responsible for vaccine production and development. In that role, he used Six Sigma methodology for improving vaccine manufacturing processes. Wingerd also was the subject matter expert for the company’s BioThrax vaccine.