ABOUT MANAGEMENT SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, INC. (MSA)
For more than 5 decades, MSA has been a leading developer and supplier of real-time data processing and analysis solutions. We provide strategic decision support to a diverse client base of national and international companies. Every day, MSA analyzes data, develops systems, and creates IT infrastructure to help inform decision-making, forecast outcomes, and automate workflow and processes.
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, MSA is a large, financially-stable, global firm that provides solutions for approximately 300 clients across a spectrum of industries, including Life Sciences. Our clients include some of the world’s largest corporations, including such respected brands as The Hershey Company, United States Steel Corporation, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Duquesne University. MSA has been building on its three main core competencies, Data Management, Information Technology, and Business Analytics, for over 50 years.
Alfred A. Kuehn, PhD, our owner, founder, and chairman emeritus, is a chemical engineer and researcher who, prior to starting MSA in 1963, was a student and faculty member of Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. Academically, he was interested in bringing a quantitative approach to decision-making and problem solving. Dr. Kuehn’s goal is to identify new and challenging problems that require original solutions. This informs our approach, influences our products and services, and creates our culture of innovation.