For the third year in a row, Inc. magazine has ranked DATUM in the Inc. 5000 list. For the 35th annual ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies DATUM ranks number 721. In this repeat appearance on the exclusive list DATUM has continued a consistent climb up the rankings after entering in 2014 as #1399, returning in 2015 as #823 and now #721. Only a tiny fraction of the nation's companies have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth. This achievement truly puts DATUM in rare company.
Between 2012 and 2015, DATUM grew by 545% achieving positive revenue growth quarter over quarter, expanding its partner channel and launching innovative capabilities to meet consistent demand for it’s best-in-class data stewardship and governance platform, Information Value Management®, a comprehensive data stewardship and governance SaaS platform that provides the highest proven ROI and stewardship clarity into governing the data that matters.
The new ranking comes on the heels of a year already full of accolades for DATUM with leading analyst firms taking note of the growing data governance and stewardship markets and highlighting DATUM in their most influential research publications. DATUM was recently named a Strong Performer in the 2016 Forrester Wave for Data Governance Stewardship Applications and included in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Information Stewardship Applications.
Additionally, DATUM has been recognized in the 30th EY Entrepreneur of the Year program with co-founder Marie Klok Crump receiving the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Technology category in Maryland. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their business and communities.
“I am extremely proud of the DATUM team who have consistently demonstrated our position as the number one data management platform through thought leadership, customer focus and vision” says Will Crump, President & CEO of DATUM. “The phenomenal growth we have enjoyed as a company is a testament to the trusted relationship we have built with customers, and our experience in solving meaningful problems for large enterprises.
DATUM’s fast growth has resulted in a high demand for new employee candidates in the local community. Among Inc. 500|5000 honorees, DATUM is ranked number 7 for "Baltimore Metro Area" and number 13 for "Top 100 Maryland Companies". (View open positions here.)