Tom Young is a director and founder of Knoco Ltd - a Knowledge Management consultancy comprised of seasoned knowledge management practitioners, mentors, and coaches. Knoco Ltd have been delivering successful and sustained Knowledge Management implementation to clients since 1999.
Tom is one of the leading practitioners of knowledge management. An engineer by training, Tom has worked in a number of industries and in many countries around the world. This unique breadth and depth of understanding of the business world, supplemented with MBA training, allows him to understand the challenges being faced by CEO’s and wider workforce. He then works with them to craft solutions that deliver sustainable business benefit. Tom was the driving force behind BP’s Knowledge Management team, working with business units around the world to understand what knowledge management meant in their context and how to implement km within their environment. His work with Retail set the standard for what can be achieved in km.
Tom is in constant demand as a km consultant and has lead many of Knoco’s largest projects. His role as Knoco Chairman ensures that this experience of practical knowledge management is shared with the growing family of Knoco franchise companies. He is the author of “Knowledge Management for Services, Operations and Manufacturing” and “Knowledge Management for Sales and Marketing” which will be published later this year. He is a Past President of the Chamber of Commerce and is based in Scotland.