Miranda Jones Manager, Business Analytics Spirit AeroSystems


Miranda Jones is the manager of Business Analytics, a data science team, at Spirit AeroSystems. Her area of expertise is in building predictive statistical and machine learning models to support business initiatives. Her recent work has been focused on creating models and tools for organizations to reduce cost, collect cash, simulate risk, optimize engineering, and predict future costs. She is also currently a leader in transforming Spirit’s Finance group into a self-service analytics organization. Formerly, she has developed and applied predictive models to support procurement of detail components and major assemblies. She graduated from Wichita State University with an MS in Mathematics, Kansas State University with a dual BS in Mathematics and Secondary Education, and is a Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst with the International Cost Estimating & Analysis Association.