William E. Wecker is a distinguished statistician and applied mathematician with over 40 years of experience in his field. He received the B.S. degree in Basic Sciences from the United States Air Force Academy and the M.S. and PhD degrees in statistics, management science and operations research from the University of Michigan. He served in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot and as a professor on the faculties of the University of Chicago, the University of California, Davis, and Stanford University where he taught statistics and applied mathematics at the graduate level. Dr. Wecker has performed research in statistical theory, statistical methods, and applied mathematics since 1972. He served as associate editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association for four years and of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics for eighteen years. He is a member of the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the Society for Risk Analysis. His expertise has made him a renowned consultant to governments and corporations and a sought-after expert witness in litigation and arbitration.
In 1990, he founded William E. Wecker Associates, Inc., an applied mathematics consulting firm now located in Jackson, Wyoming.