Janette Steets, PhD

Director of Data Science

Janette Steets, Ph.D., is the Director of Data Science at Illumination Works. She has 20+ years of experience in research and data science, including extensive background in experimental design and statistical analysis. She brings skills in technical writing, having published over twenty articles in well-respected journals. For the past 4 years Janette has worked extensively applying data science techniques to DoD aircraft maintenance and logistics data to gain new insights and turn data into actionable information.

Outside of work, Janette loves spending time with her amazing husband, son, daughter, and dog.  She is a proud mother who loves to support her children during their academic and extracurricular activities, including soccer, Irish dance, and Tae Kwon Do.  As a family unit, they enjoy cycling, hiking, baking, and cooking together.  Janette also has a passion for running, which affords her some quiet time to process ideas.