||Frederick E. Pratter, Ph.D., works as a business consultant, information systems architect and lead instructor for Destiny Corporation in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, where he
has implemented a number of large-scale EBI, EDI, SPDS and Grid applications for major corporate and government clients. From 2002-2011 he was a tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science
and Multimedia Studies in the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Technology at Eastern Oregon University at La Grande. Prior to giving up the East Coast urban lifestyle, he was a Senior
Scientist and Information Technology Director at Abt Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts for 18 years. He has used SAS software since 1975, and has extensive experience developing SAS
Web applications. He specializes in Base SAS, SAS macro language, SAS/ACCESS, SAS/CONNECT, SAS/SHARE, SAS/STAT, SAS/IntrNet, SAS Enterprise BI, and Platform LSF software. Dr. Pratter is
an active contributor and speaker at local, regional, and national SAS user group conferences, including SAS Global Forum, PharmaSUG, NESUG, SESUG, PNWSUG, and WUSS.