Ron S. Kenett
Professor Ron S. Kenett, Chairman and CEO of the KPA Group, Research Professor, University of Turin, Italy, International Professor, Center for Risk Engineering, NYU, USA and at the Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana University, Slovenia. He is Past President of the Israel Statistical Association (ISA) and of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS). Ron authored and co-authored over 180 papers and 10 books on topics ranging from industrial statistics, customer surveys, multivariate quality control, risk management and statistical methods in healthcare up to performance appraisal systems and integrated management models. The KPA Group he formed in 1990 is a leading Israeli firm focused on generating insights through analytics with international customers such as hp, 3M, Teva, Perrigo, Roche, Intel, Amdocs, Stratasys, Israel Aircraft Industries, The Israel Electricity Corporation, ICL, Rafael, start ups, banks and health care providers. He serves and served as member of the editorial board of several international journals including Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Dynamic Relationships Management Journal, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Quality Technology and Quantitative Management, Statistica Applicata, Italian Journal of Applied Statistics, and Transactions on Machine Learning and Data Mining. Ron was awarded the 2013 Greenfield Medal by the Royal Statistical Society in recognition for excellence in contributions to the applications of Statistics. Among his many activities he is member of the National Public Advisory Council for Statistics Israel and member of the Executive Academic Council, Wingate Academic College.