Happy Birthday JMP!

John Sall’s keynote presentation for Discovery Summit Tucson featured the story of The Three Little Pigs along with how JMP has been developed since its inception in 1989.

John Sall’s keynote presentation for Discovery Summit Tucson featured the story of The Three Little Pigs along with how JMP has been developed since its inception in 1989.

Jeff Perkinson, JMP Customer Care Manager, welcomes attendees to Discovery Summit Tucson.

Jeff Perkinson, JMP Customer Care Manager, welcomes attendees to Discovery Summit Tucson.

Jeff Perkinson, JMP Customer Care Manager, welcomes attendees to Discovery Summit Tucson.

Timeline tiles led conference attendees to the JMP Anniversary Showcase at Discovery Summit Tucson.

Timeline tiles led conference attendees to the JMP Anniversary Showcase at Discovery Summit Tucson.

Timeline tiles led conference attendees to the JMP Anniversary Showcase at Discovery Summit Tucson.

Timeline tiles led conference attendees to the JMP Anniversary Showcase at Discovery Summit Tucson.

Each tile leading to the 30-year showcase featured a fun fact that occurred in world history between 1989 and 2019.

Each tile leading to the 30-year showcase featured a fun fact that occurred in world history between 1989 and 2019.

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

Conference attendees join in the celebration, by playing the anniversary trivia game and perusing the JMP “then and now” exhibit.

Conference attendees join in the celebration, by playing the anniversary trivia game and perusing the JMP “then and now” exhibit.

A JMP birthday fiesta was held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa on the opening night of Discovery Summit Tucson (complete with fireworks, mariachi band and cake!)

Lots of fun giveaways commemorating the 30-year anniversary were shared with attendees.

The JMP Anniversary was also celebrated at Discovery Summit in Tokyo this month.  The first international JMP offices opened in Japan in 1998.  Pictured is Noriki Inoue, JMP Japan Country Manager.

John Sall is seen pictured here in a JMP 30-year “happy coat”, worn only for special ceremonial occasions in Japan.

A special ceremony was held to open the sake barrel.  Sachiko Ishibashi, JMP Marketing, ensures  the mallet is working properly for the big event.

Anne Milley, JMP Marketing, makes a toast to JMP and JMP users while at the Tokyo celebration.

John Mosier, JMP Communications, cheerfully manages the free cookie giveaway for employees in Café A on SAS Campus.

Donna Trice of SAS Education and Training was super excited to get a free JMP t-shirt during the Café A celebration on SAS Campus.

John Sall kicks off the JMP division 30-year celebration by recognizing SAS employees that helped with the shipment of JMP 1 in 1989.  (From L to R pictured): John Sall, Jeff Perkinson, Katherine Ng, Michael Hecht and Steve Shack.

Dennis Massengill, SAS Worldwide Marketing, displays his best Van Halen face at the JMP celebration.

The history showcase at SAS features a Macintosh SE running JMP 1. 

“The name of the product is JMP, with the suggestion that this product is a quantum leap over previous software.” -John Sall in his office circa 1990s.

What do you remember about the last 30 years?  A timelines and fun trivia tiles highlighted important technological advances and cultural milestones that have occurred since 1989 at SAS Headquarters.

Who doesn’t enjoy a free JMP 30-year anniversary sugar cookie after lunch?

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