Jim Goodnight's Innovative Leadership Approach
As the leader in analytics, SAS helps organizations turn data about customers, performance, financials and more into information they can use.
At SAS, we set the bar high for our employees and give them a culture that fosters creativity and promotes innovation. This approach springs from CEO Jim Goodnight’s philosophy: “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.”
SAS has been recognized for its workplace culture by various organizations, including the Great Place to Work®.
Learn how SAS touches your daily life through its software.
95 percent of my assets drive out the gate every evening. It's my job to maintain a work environment that keeps those people coming back every morning. Jim Goodnight CEO SAS
Number of Countries Installed
SAS has customers in 146 countries.
Total Worldwide Customer Sites
Our software is installed at more than 83,000 business, government and university sites.
Fortune Global 500® Customers
96 of the top 100 companies on the 2017 Fortune Global 500® are SAS customers.
14,316 total employees
Breakdown by Geography
United States: 7,144
World Headquarters (Cary, NC): 5,749
Latin America: 484
Europe, Middle East and Africa: 3,736
Asia Pacific: 2,621
Reinvestment in R&D
2017 R&D investment: 26% of revenue
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