John Bailer is university distinguished professor and founding chair of the Department of Statistics at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is currently President-elect of the International Statistical Institute, and he will serve as ISI President starting in August 2019. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Statistical Association. His research has focused on a breadth of collaborations addressing problems in toxicology, environmental health and occupational safety. He collaborates with journalists to produce the podcast Stats+Stories. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Society for Risk Analysis and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received a Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a staff fellow at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences before joining the faculty at Miami University.