Ron Snee, PhD, President, Snee Associates, LLC.
Ron Snee is Founder and President of Snee Associates, LLC, a firm dedicated to the successful implementation of process and organizational improvement initiatives. He provides guidance to senior executives in their pursuit of improved business performance using Quality by Design (QbD), Lean Six Sigma and other data-based improvement approaches that produce bottom line results. He has played a leadership role in 32 major improvement initiatives for firms such as Merck, Novartis, Schering Plough, Human Genome Sciences, Celgene, Boehringer-Ingelheim and Kraft Foods. Ron recently authored three books on QbD topics including his latest book “Strategies for Formulations Development”, with Roger W. Hoerl of Union College (GE retired).
Ron also serves as Adjunct Professor in the Temple University School of Pharmacy and Rutgers University Pharmaceutical Engineering Program. Prior to entering the consulting field he worked at DuPont for 24 years in a variety of assignments including pharmaceuticals, statistical studies, manager of statistical, software and engineering consultants and process improvement.
He received his BA from Washington and Jefferson College and MS and PhD degrees from Rutgers University. He is an academician in the International Academy for Quality and Fellow of the American Society of Quality, American Statistical Association, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. Ron has been awarded ASQ’s Shewhart, Grant and Distinguished Service Medals, and ASA’s Deming Lecture and Dixon Statistical Consulting Excellence Awards as well as numerous other awards and honors. He is a frequent speaker and has published 6 books and more than 300 papers in the fields of performance improvement, quality, management, and statistics. Ron is a recent recipient of the Institute for Validation Technology’s Speaker of the Year Award.