- Chief Executive Officer, SAS Institute, USA
Bachelor's, Master's and PhD in Statistics, North Carolina State University. 1972-76, with Faculty of NCSU, and currently, Adjunct Professor, NCSU; Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SAS. Fellow, American Statistical Association. Author, numerous papers on statistical computing. Co-Founder, high-tech Cary Academy. Proponent for educational reform. Recipient of award, named one of 20th Century's Great American Business Leaders by Harvard Business School (2004).