Tonya Balan
Senior Manager, Analytics Product Management

As Senior Manager of the Analytics Product Management team, Tonya Balan is responsible for providing strategic direction for all aspects of SAS’ suite of analytical products. Her team works closely with SAS customers and development partners to define requirements and influence enhancements to SAS’ data mining, forecasting, text mining, operations research and statistical analysis products. Prior to joining the product management division, Balan worked as a technical consultant for data mining and taught numerous statistics and data mining courses for SAS’ Education Division. In addition to her experience at SAS, she has extensive consulting experience and has served on the faculty of the North Carolina State University Department of Statistics. Balan holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.