Mr. John P. Sall, executive vice president of SAS Institute, is one of the co-founders of the world's largest privately held software company. Sall has designed, developed and documented many of SAS Institute's earliest analytical procedures. He has supervised the start-up of a number of SAS initiatives. He was principal designer and developer of JMP (a graphically oriented statistical package developed originally for Macintosh computers), and now leads the JMP product team and is responsible for the SAS InSchool division.
He was elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 1998. He earned his bachelor's degree from Beloit College, a master's degree from Northern Illinois University, and has studied graduate-level statistics at NC State.