SAS Names JR Helmig as Chief Analytics Officer for Federal Gov’t Business

SAS-logoSAS Institute has appointed J.R. Helmig to lead the company’s analytics strategy as chief analytics officer for the federal government business.

The analytics firm said Wednesday Helmig will work to determine federal trends in analytics and sources of disruption, maintain public-private partnerships and support research and development efforts.

“J.R. brings a uniquely broad market and domain expertise to the SAS federal team, ” said Karen Terrell, SAS vice president of the federal business.

“He can look across government to forecast changes in the analytical, technology and regulatory landscapes… He can also target specific domains, particularly the converging national security, illicit finance and cyber arenas.”

Helmig’s career includes experience in providing big data support for the departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Treasury as well as the Intelligence Community.

He has also served as special project officer for SDA Inc., where he helped transition national security applications to the private financial and supply chain sectors,  and founded an executive consulting company called Leveraged Outcomes.

He is a member of the Business Executives for National Security, a master-level subject matter expert on the U.S. government, the financial industry co-sector chief for the National Capitol Region at InfraGard and co-creator of the Certified Financial Crimes Specialist global certification program.

Check Also

Intelligence Community Adopts Tech, Telework to Meet Mission Requirements During Pandemic

The U.S. intelligence community has initiated changes to its work operations to ensure continuity, meet mission needs and safeguard the health of its workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic, Government Executive reported Thursday.

Vectrus-J&J JV Wins Potential $154M IDIQ for Naval Base Operations Support

A joint venture between Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) and J&J Worldwide Services has won a potential seven-year, $154.1M contract to help operate the Naval Support Activity installation in Annapolis, Md. Vectrus-J&J Facilities Support will manage facilities, administer general information, oversee wastewater operations, provide transportation and perform other base support services under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Thursday.