Our Mission


Transforming data into positive community action for the benefit of Tulsa.

Our Story


Tulsa Data Science began as a monthly Meetup in January, 2016, founded by Ben Harris. A group of committed and active members identified possibilities for making a bigger impact on Tulsa, and incorporated TDS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in April, 2017.

Our Team

Tulsa Data Science, Inc is comprised of a team with experience in Big Data, Traditional and Probabilistic Statistics, Data Warehousing, Data Lakes, Software Architecture, and Advanced Analytics.

Ben Harris

Founding Director


David Farnan

Founding Director

Vice President

Melanie Smith

Founding Director

Treasurer, Secretary

Steve Green

Founding Director

Tasha Kay Douglass

Founding Director

Data Governor

JJ Burnam

Founding Director

Nick Pettyjohn

Founding Director

James Wagner

Founding Director

Colin Tucker

Founding Director

Zach Osmon

Board Member

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