Doug Laney

Innovation Fellow, Data Analytics and AI at West Monroe

As a sought-after keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, Doug helps draw high-level audiences to business, data, and technology conferences worldwide. He also presents to and facilitates discussions with businesses as part of their internal educational initiatives, and is a regular guest on business and technology podcasts and on technology vendor webinars.

Doug has over 30 years of experience (excluding his brief time as a stand-up comedian) presenting to and engaging with audiences large and small, and on stage and on screen. His real-world experience combined with his groundbreaking research and visionary ideas on the future of the data economy make for unique and provocative speaking events.

Doug’s extensive speaking CV includes keynote, plenary, workshop, and roundtable sessions at Gartner Symposium and various Gartner Summits, The MIT CDOIQ Symposium, Dataversity, TDWI, STKI Israel, DAMA chapters worldwide, and various other conferences. He also guest lectures at leading universities and business schools around the world, including:

  • MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College
  • Northwestern University
  • Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business
  • University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business
  • University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce
  • University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business
  • Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business
  • Depaul University
  • Loyola University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • University of Florida
  • University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business
  • Drexel University’s Information Science and Technology (The iSchool)
  • Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil
  • University of South Australia
  • The IE Business School in Madrid