President & Lead Instructor, Research Rockstar LLC
- President & Lead Instructor, Research Rockstar LLC
Over the past 20 years, Kathryn has personally directed more than 600 primary market research projects and published over 100 bylined articles in various magazines. Kathryn is also the author of the book, “How to Hire & Manage Market Research Agencies,” available on Amazon.
She has been a featured speaker at American Marketing Association (AMA), AMAI, ESOMAR, and Marketing Research Association (MRA) events, and is frequently hired by clients to facilitate on-site market research workshops. Kathryn is a prominent figure in market research social media, as a leading market research Twitter brand, an AMA marketing research forum ambassador, and as a popular guest blogger. She is also President of the Marketing Research Association's New England Chapter.
President of Solstice Strategy Partners LLC
- President of Solstice Strategy Partners LLC
Delanea Davis has 18 years of professional experience. Her areas of expertise include qualitative and quantitative market research, business psychology, business strategy & execution planning, and organizational effectiveness. She is a subject matter expert in P&C Insurance, Packaged Goods research and Strategic Planning.
Delanea holds a Master’s degree in Survey Research Methods from the University of Connecticut. She also holds certifications in Organizational & Industrial Psychology, and Small Business Administration. Delanea Davis is the President of Solstice Strategy Partners LLC.
Independent Research Consultant
- Independent Research Consultant
For more than 16 years Janis has worked in the Survey Research field, including political polling and consumer packaged goods. She has been engaged as an independent research consultant for a number of industries including health care, consumer packaged goods, and insurance.
Some of the top companies with which Janis worked have included Voter News Service, PERT Survey Research and Pepsi. Janis received her bachelors in Political Science from Marist College and her Masters in Survey Research from University of Connecticut.
Jeffrey Henning, PRC
Founder, Researchscape International
Jeffrey Henning, PRC
- Founder, Researchscape International
Jeffrey Henning is the founder of Researchscape, a market research publisher that enables customer-driven organizations to keep up with changes in consumer attitudes and behaviors. He is perhaps best known for founding Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, and Vovici in 2006--where he led the team that created the first Enterprise Feedback Management application.
Jeffrey is a member of AAPOR, ESOMAR and the Marketing Research Association. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA's Impact award, which "recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession."
President of Karen Lynch & Associates
- President of Karen Lynch & Associates
Karen Lynch, founder of Karen Lynch & Associates, has more than 20 years of experience as a qualitative researcher, facilitator and trainer. She has moderated hundreds of focus group and individual interviews, both online and in person. She has facilitated dozens of custom strategic planning, ideation and creative problem solving workshops. Karen also offers training in creative problem solving, innovative thinking and strategic business writing. In 2013, Karen won a Communicator Award for Excellence in print writing. She is often subcontracted for her report writing services.
Karen has been a speaker at the annual Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA) conference. She is a leader at the Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI). She is qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the FourSight Thinking Profile Assessment. Karen trained in the theory and techniques of focus group moderation at RIVA Moderator Training Institute and holds a B.S. in Marketing from Fairfield University.
Dr. Steven Struhl, PhD, MBA, MA
Founder Converge Analytics
Dr. Steven Struhl, PhD, MBA, MA
- Founder Converge Analytics
Dr. Steven Struhl has more than 25 years’ experience in consulting and research, focusing on applying advanced methods to strategic goals, and framing results and explanations so decision makers can use them effectively. His work addresses how buying decisions are made and understanding consumer groups and their motivations. His career has included management roles in corporate research, research agencies and research software.
Steven’s expertise includes discrete choice modeling and conjoint analysis, price sensitivity and elasticity modeling, market segmentation, Bayesian analytical methods, text analytics and more. His book on Market Segmentation is available on Amazon.com. He holds an MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business, a doctorate in psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and MA and BA degrees from Boston University.
Greg Alan Timpany
Co-founder, Anova Market Research
Greg Alan Timpany
- Co-founder, Anova Market Research
For more than 20 years Greg has delved into the world of marketing, analytics and strategy. His expertise lies in the space between the structured world of IT and the creative, customer-focused needs of marketing. His thought leadership has been honed by practical application in B2B, B2C and the public sector.
Greg’s experience has been gained by working in both client-facing agency roles and positions within internal marketing departments for companies such as The Los Angeles Times, Guitar Center, Wilkin Guge Marketing, and currently with Global Knowledge as their in-house subject matter expert on marketing research.In addition he is an adjunct professor of marketing at Meredith College, a blog contributor for Cvent, and co-founder of Anova Market Research.
Frank Hines has been an international marketing consultant for over 25 years. He has managed research, strategic planning, and innovation initiatives for companies ranging from local non-profits to Fortune 500s. Before moving into consulting, he worked on the client side, marketing engineering systems for Ingersoll-Rand and the Matra Groupe.
Frank has worked in a wide range of industries, from CPG to hi-tech, in both B2C and B2B arenas. His client experience includes projects for General Mills, Dell, IBM, Pepsi, Pfizer, Pitney Bowes, Walmart, Starbucks, Bacardi, Ballet Austin and The National Academy of Engineering.
A passionate teacher, Frank is a renowned corporate training workshop leader and a “Train-the-Trainer” Master. He has been a featured speaker for the Marketing Research Association (MRA) and lectured at Babson College, the Babson Center for Executive Education, and the Rhode Island School of Design. He is an engineer educated at WPI, a patented inventor, and a Babson MBA.
Ph.D. candidate at Vanderbilt University for Education
- Ph.D. candidate at Vanderbilt University for Education
Dan Reynolds is a Ph.D. candidate at Vanderbilt University for Education,specializing in quantitative methodologies for social science research. He has expertise in statistical inference, regression, multilevel modeling, statistical equation modeling and item response theory. He has over 9 years teaching experience including high school, undergraduate, and master’s classes. Dan holds a M.Ed. and B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.