Thomas H. Davenport

Bodily Bicentennial Professor in Analytics

Education: B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University 

Tom Davenport is the Bodily Centennial Professor of Analytics at the Darden Business School, University of Virginia; President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College; an MIT lecturer and Fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy; and Senior Advisor to Deloitte’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer Program. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article (and his 2007 book by the same name). He has published 23 books and over 300 articles for Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and many other publications. He writes columns for Forbes, MIT Sloan Management Review, and the Wall Street Journal. His most recent book (with Nitin Mittal) is All In on AI: How Smart Companies Win Big with Artificial Intelligence.

Davenport has been named one of the world’s “Top 25 Consultants” by Consulting magazine, one of the top 3 business/technology analysts in the world by Optimize magazine, one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry by Ziff-Davis magazines, and one of the world’s top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine. He’s also been a LinkedIn Top Voice for both the education and tech sectors.