TDWI Research Welcomes Markum Reed as Data Management Analyst

Data and analytics professor, consultant, and author joins TDWI to focus on the ever-changing trends and best practices in managing today’s data environment.

SEATTLE, WA, June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TDWI, the leading provider of data and analytics education and research, is pleased to announce that Markum Reed, Ph.D., has joined as director of TDWI Research for data management. Dr. Reed joins Fern Halper (VP of research and senior director of TDWI Research for advanced analytics), James Kobielus (senior director of TDWI Research for data management), and David Stodder (senior director of TDWI Research for business intelligence) in the research division of TDWI ( 

“Organizations often believe they are data-driven because they collect large amounts of data and employ the latest techniques. These organizations need a clear direction to foster a data-driven culture within their organization.” said Dr. Reed. “A truly data-driven organization is a data democracy.”

Dr. Reed brings a wealth of experience to TDWI in data and analytics from his academic and consulting experience. Prior to joining TDWI, Reed was an associate professor of data analytics at the School of Business at Henderson State University and part of the research faculty for the Institute of Chief Data Officers. He has also taught at Southeast University, Nanjing, and was a research scholar at Southern Illinois University. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  

“We’re thrilled that Markum is joining TDWI Research as we continue to deliver and expand upon the cutting-edge research and tools we bring to our community,” said Meighan Berberich, president of TDWI. “The data management landscape continues to evolve and modernize and Markum will help lead TDWI’s research and analysis in this space to ensure our audience understands where it is headed and what they should do prepare for the future.”  

TDWI Research produces original, survey-based, in-depth Best Practices Reports, frequent live webinars, timely Checklist Reports, and topical monographs, as well as annual salary and BI maturity benchmark research reports. The TDWI Research team also heads many of the company’s live education events, including TDWI Virtual Summits and Strategy Summits.

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