Doug Laney is a Research VP for Gartner Research, where he covers business analytics solutions and projects, big data use cases, infonomics, and other data-governance-related issues.

Mr. Laney is considered a pioneer in the field of data warehousing and originated the field of infonomics (short for “information economics”). He has led analytics and information-management-related projects on five continents and in most industries. Mr. Laney is also an experienced IT industry thought leader, having launched Meta Group’s Enterprise Analytics Strategies research and advisory service, established and co-led the Deloitte Analytics Institute, and guest-lectured at leading business schools on information asset management and valuation. In addition, he has led business analytics consulting and marketing practices for several software companies.

Professional Background
– Deloitte Consulting, Co-lead, Deloitte Analytics Institute, 2 years
– BMC Software/Identify Software, VP of Global Consulting and Director of Services Marketing, 4 years
– Meta Group, VP and Research Director, Enterprise Analytics Strategies, 5 years

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