Meet Thomas C. Redman, Ph.D., "the Data Doc"


Thomas C. Redman Ph.D.  "the Data Doc"

Tom Redman, "the Data Doc,” helps companies improve data quality. Those that follow his innovative approaches enjoy the many benefits of far-better data, including far lower cost. His recent article, Data’s Credibility Problem,” (Harvard Business Review, December 2013) showcases what’s possible. Tom’s Data Driven, (Harvard Business Press, 2008) is the guiding light for companies seeking to build their future in data. 

Tom started his career at Bell Labs, where he led the Data Quality Lab. He was first to understand the fundamental importance of data and data quality, understand fundamental properties of data in organization, and give meaning to the phrase “manage data assets.”  He has a Ph.D. is in Statistics and two patents.

"“It is clear to me that data is becoming
the key asset of our times. Yet most data is in pretty bad shape, most companies are not very good at putting their data to work and their organizations are singularly ill-suited for data. Solving these problems is the management challenge of the 21st century.”

“I feel privileged to advise people from all over the world as they work to make their companies stronger by addressing data quality.”