Thomas M. Coughlin, PhD

Thomas Couglin

Title: President
Company: Coughlin Associates, Inc.
Location: Atascadero, California, United States

Thomas M. Coughlin, PhD, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership.

A widely respected digital storage analyst, Dr. Coughlin began his journey to professional excellence by earning both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. In 2007, after establishing himself as a knowledgeable business and technology consultant, he proceeded to further his education once more and earned a PhD in electrical engineering from Shinshu University in Japan. His impressive resume consists of over 35 years of successful positions in the data storage industry with numerous high profile engineering and management positions. Currently, Dr. Coughlin is serving as the president of Coughlin Associates Inc., where he has been demonstrating success since 2000.

Outside of his primary endeavors, Dr. Coughlin has authored over 30 publications on magnetic recording technology. He has additionally been a regular contributor to the Forbes website since 2011. An active participant in his industry, Dr. Coughlin is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. In light of his abundant professional accomplishments, the organization has honored him by presenting him with the Consumer Electronics Volunteer Award. Further, in recognition of his philanthropic efforts, Dr. Coughlin earned the International Disk Drive and Equipment Materials Association’s Volunteer Award. Likewise, he is featured in the 1st edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.

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