Douglas B. Laney Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business
  • Phone: 630-418-7769
  • Cell: 630-418-7769

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Information Technology and Intellectual Property

Specialty Focus:

data, database, data value, information, valuation, software, artificial intelligence, AI, business intelligence, analytics, data science


BS, Software Engineering & Business Admin, University of Illinois

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Doug Laney is a best-selling author and recognized authority on data and analytics strategy. He advises senior IT, business and data leaders on data monetization and valuation, data management and governance, external data strategies, analytics best practices, and establishing data and analytics organizations. Doug’s book, Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure Information for Competitive Advantage, was selected by CIO Magazine as the “Must-Read Book of the Year” and a “Top 5 Books for Business Leaders and Tech Innovators.” His most recent book, "Data Juice" has been hailed as a one-of-a-kind compendium of 100s of real-world examples of how organizations are squeezing value from their data assets. Now the Data & Analytics Strategy Innovation Fellow with the consulting firm West Monroe, previously Doug was a Distinguished Analyst with Gartner’s Chief Data Officer research and advisory team and was a three-time Gartner annual thought leadership award recipient. In addition, he launched and managed the Deloitte Analytics Institute, is a Forbes contributing writer and has been published in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times among other journals. Doug has guest-lectured at major business schools around the world and is a visiting professor with the University of Illinois Gies College of Business where he teaches Infonomics and Business Analytics Executive Overview courses, which also are available online via Coursera. He also co-chairs the annual MIT CDO/IQ Symposium, is a visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College, is a member of the World Economic Forum's data exchange initiative, a member of the American Economic Association, and sits on various technology company advisory boards.