George E. Danner is President of Business Laboratory, LLC, an award winning consultancy that uses the very latest scientific techniques and methods to improve the performance of mid-size and large organizations through problem-solving, the optimization of existing practices and advanced forecasting. He is the author of the forthcoming book about business problem solving, “Profit From Science”, published by Macmillan.
George specializes in the application of agent-based simulation modeling, Monte Carlo simulation, System Dynamics, Game Theory, Visualization, and Real Options to some of the world’s most difficult and complex business strategy problems.
George has 29 years of experience in corporate strategy, specifically operational and financial analysis, across a wide variety of industries: manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, transportation and financial services.
Prior to founding Business Laboratory, George held executive positions at nGenera Corporation, Industrial Science LLC (as founder) and Arthur Andersen. Business Laboratory clients include BP, Sun Microsystems, Schlumberger, Manpower, Target Stores, AstraZeneca, TIAA-CREF, NationalGrid (UK), TD Ameritrade, Motiva, and the US Navy.
George has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Alan Savoy is the Technical Architect at Business Laboratory. He is responsible for system design, configurations, and finding solutions to complex client requirements.
Prior to joining Business Laboratory, he designed and developed two award winning solutions for the Space Medicine Division of NASA, as their application architect. One is the Integrated Medical Model and the other is their medical records management system.
Before his time at NASA, he was a consultant for a number of large energy and transportation companies, including Dynegy, PSE&G, Enron, Continental, Waste Management, Sungard, BP, Duke Energy, and Reliant Energy. On those projects, he helped define corporate architecture standards and developed integration, trading, settlements, back office accounting, forecasting, workflow, business intelligence, and workflow analysis solutions.
Alan has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Houston, where he specialized in statistics and artificial neural systems.
Director of Services
Tripp Lybrand is the Director of Services at Business Laboratory. He has a strong desire to see teams work together to create results that are greater than any one person could produce on their own. He also has a unique interest in the user experience of models, and the practice of telling stories with data that are true and impactful.
Before joining Business Laboratory he worked for the John Hancock Committee for the States, where he analyzed voter data and modeled public policy solutions.
He received a B.A in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin.
Beginning life in rural Oklahoma, Miles enlisted into the Marine Corps Infantry. While enlisted he served as a machine-gunner, deployed three times, promoted to Sergeant, and received an honorable discharge. Leaving California for Texas, he worked as a personal trainer at Golds Gym and loaded UPS delivery trucks. Desiring better opportunities, Miles began work at Halliburton. After three years working as a field engineer and TCP perforation specialist he returned to Austin to complete an undergraduate degree at the University of Texas. In December of 2015, Miles completed the requirements and was awarded a Bachelors of Science in Physics.
Miles is married to Shana (Howell) Hill and is a proud father of a baby girl, Emilia.
Director of Client Outreach
Holmes Lybrand is the Director of Client Outreach with Business Laboratory. He heads up client research, marketing, and anything that is outreach-related. Allowing the rest of the team room to focus on projects at hand, Holmes is always looking toward the future and how best Business Laboratory can be represented across the globe.
Models, analytics, and everything else in the per-view of BL is inherently complex thus communication to Audience of all types is extremely important. Most of Holmes’ work involves perfecting and relating the communication regarding the unique yet widely applicable capabilities of Business Laboratory.
Holmes received a B.S. in Corporate Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.