Helping Companies Harness their Data with John Johnson

Adam Torres and John Johnson discuss data.

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Show Notes:

Harnessing data has become more important than ever for many companies. In this episode,  Adam Torres and John Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder at Edgeworth Analytics and Edgeworth Economics, explore what it takes for companies to successfully harness their data for success.

About John Johnson

John H. Johnson is CEO of Edgeworth Economics and co-founder of Edgeworth Analytics, a professional economist, statistician, expert witness, author, and speaker.

Through his leadership, Edgeworth Economics has become one of the world’s premier economic consulting firms. Dr. Johnson is known internationally for his ability to explain highly sophisticated concepts in a simple, straightforward manner and brings this skill to his consulting, writing, and speaking.

At Edgeworth, Dr. Johnson provides consulting and expert testimony for Fortune 100 clients, trade groups, and government agencies. In his litigation work, he guides companies and outside counsel on the appropriate use and interpretation of complex data sets, and has served as expert witness in some of today’s most high-stakes corporate lawsuits. On the business analytics side, Dr. Johnson helps companies translate their complex internal data sets into strategic, actionable information across a variety of business settings including human resources, finance, marketing, manufacturing, and business intelligence. Both aspects share the need to understand — and properly apply — large, complex sets of data. In his writing and speaking, he helps readers and audiences avoid the most common pitfalls people make when confronted with data, so they can become more confident and discerning consumers of data and make better decisions in their professional and personal lives.

Dr. Johnson is a frequent presenter on economic topics and the use of data, co-author of Everydata: The Misinformation Hidden in the Little Data You Consume Everyday, and has authored numerous papers across his areas of expertise. He received a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his BA in Economics with Highest Distinction from the University of Rochester.

Specialties: Antitrust, Class Certification, Cartels, Damages Analysis, Competition Policy, Labor, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hours, Discrimination, Data Management, Pro Bono 

About Edgeworth Analytics

Through education and consulting, Edgeworth Analytics empowers professionals and organizations to unlock data’s potential. Data is the lifeblood of every organization. But the amount and complexity of data grows every day. Using proven methods for gathering, structuring, analyzing, and applying data, we help transform analytics from a source of anxiety to a consistent driver of stronger operational and competitive performance. Our unique approaches are rooted in the expertise and real-world experience of our sister company Edgeworth Economics—a firm of PhD economists who rigorously apply economic principles and hard data to high-stakes litigation, regulatory, and other challenges.

Edgeworth Analytics makes data analysis accessible and easy to understand for practitioners across a range of business services—including human resources and marketing—as well as in government, media, and polling. Our teaching program equips professionals to become comfortable with data and to better understand their KPIs and dashboards. In our consulting service, our team works closely with clients to deliver key insights and targeted recommendations, while providing a working understanding of sound data analysis long after the project ends.

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