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Perspectives from Top Brands A podcast and vlog where we chat with top brands including GoDaddy, LinkedIn, and Adobe about tech and industry trends.

Perspectives from Top Brands A podcast and vlog where we chat with top brands including GoDaddy, LinkedIn, and Adobe about tech and industry trends.
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Perspectives from Top Brands A podcast and vlog where we chat with top brands including GoDaddy, LinkedIn, and Adobe about tech and industry trends.






Ep. 201 - How Kantar Creates Excellent Customer Experience & Trending Market Research Tech

My guests today are Ann Green, EVP, and Stephen DiMarco, Chief Digital Officer at Kantar North America Insights Division. Kantar is a multinational market research firm known for innovation. They actively manage Brand Z, which is an annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global brands ranking; and in 2015, announced a partnership with Snapchat to provide the first analysis of advertising effectiveness on the Snapchat platform. FIND ANN AND STEPHEN ONLINE: Linkedin: Ann/Stephen Kantar FIND US...


Ep. 148 - Happy Market Research - A Year In Review (2018)

On our last episode of this year, the Happy Market Research team shares what their biggest lessons were in 2018, their favorite episodes and more. We couldn't be more thrilled with the outcome this year and can't wait for you to listen to what we have in store for 2019. Thank you to our listeners who continue to support us. We wish you a Happy New Year! FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Social Media: @happymrxp LinkedIn


Ep. 147 - David Paull - Dialsmith - How To Engage A Market Research Audience Through Podcasting

My guest today is David Paull, CEO of Engagious & Dialsmith. Engagious and Dialsmith is a consultancy that leverages a proprietary technology solution to help companies craft and refine high-stakes messages and content. Additionally, David started the Engagious Podcast where he connects many disciplines like Comedy and Astrophysics to help create a more complete set of skills for Insights Professionals. FIND DAVID ONLINE: Twitter Linkedin Engagious Dialsmith FIND US...


Ep. 146 - Anne Beall: A Christmas Story

Happy Holidays from all of us at Happy Market Research! We are so thankful for all of our listeners and those who have supported us on this journey this year. Without you, none of this would be possible. Happy Market Research is heading into 2019 with so much gratitude, joy and excitement for what is to come. Here is a bonus episode featuring Anne Beall of Beall Research. She recently shared a story and a lesson that she learned during this holiday season. We wanted to share it with you in...


Ep. 145 - Bob Lederer - RFL Communications - 3 Tips and Tricks For Using Social Media In Market Research

Today, my guest is Bob Lederer, owner of RFL Communications. RFL Communications is dedicated to being a thought leader in the market research industry through distributing video content. Prior to starting RFL Communications, Bob has worked in the market research industry both on the brand and agency side. He founded his own firm in 1997 and has been providing valuable perspectives on the industry ever since. FIND BOB ONLINE: Linkedin Youtube Twitter RFL Communications FIND US...


Ep. 144 - Adam Jolley - EMI Research Solutions - How Podcasts Are Influencing Market Research

Hi, I’m Jamin Brazil and you’re listening to the Happy Market Research Podcast. My guest today is Adam Jolley, EVP Business Development at EMI Online Research Solutions and Market Research Influencer. EMI Research Solutions is a leading provider of online sample for surveys. Adam has a long tenure at EMI and has one of the earliest market research podcasts with 37 episodes starting in Jan 15, 2018, the Intellicast Podcast. FIND ADAM ONLINE: Linkedin Intellicast Podcast EMI...


Ep. 143 - Fiona Blades - MESH Experience - Are Human Interaction Touch Points The Future Of Market Research?

Today, my guest is Fiona Blades, President and CEO – that’s Chief Experience Officer – at MESH Experience. MESH specializes in identifying how your brand is experienced by your customers. Prior to founding MESH, Fiona has experience as a marketer on pet food, and planning director in a variety of agencies, such as Leo Burnett. FIND FIONA ONLINE: Linkedin MESH Experience FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Social Media: @happymrxp LinkedIn


Ep. 142 - Dom Ricchetti - Service Now - Understanding KPIs In Market Research

My guest today is Dom Ricchetti, Senior Staff Research Lead at ServiceNow. Headquartered in Santa Clara California, ServiceNow is a software-as-a-service provider, providing technical management support to the IT operations of large corporations. Prior to ServiceNow, Dom has been leading research at many of today’s top companies including in Microsoft, Intuit, Millward Brown, Dell, and Gartner. FIND DOM ONLINE: Linkedin ServiceNow FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Social Media:...


Ep. 141 - Katrina Noelle - KNow Research - Qualitative Market Research Is On The Rise: 3 Keys To Maximize Its Impact

Today, my guest is Katrina Noelle, President of KNow Research, a qualitative consultancy based in San Francisco. Additionally, she is the co-Founder of Scoot Insights, a firm offering an agile qualitative methodology for decision-making. Katrina is an active member of QRCA which is the Qualitative Research Consultant Association, the Insights Association, Women In Research (WIRe) and ESOMAR. She is proud of KNow's status as a certified woman owned business, and serves as a mentor through...


Ep. 140 - Nancy Hernon - G3 Translate - Speaking The Language Of Market Research

Today, my guest is Nancy Hernon, CEO & Co-founder of G3 Translate and an official Member of Forbes New York Business Council. G3 Translate is a translation and transcription resource for the market research industry offering access to today’s top translation professionals and the very latest translation software platforms. Prior to founding G3 Translate, Nancy has spent most of her career in the translation space. FIND NANCY ONLINE: https://g3translate.com/ Linkedin FIND US...


Ep. 139 - Shelly Bouren - Detroit Pistons - Bridging The Gap Between Technology And Market Research

Today, my guest is Shelly Bouren, Research Manager at Detroit Pistons. The Detroit Pistons are an American professional basketball team based in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to the Detroit Pistons, Shelly worked in the financial sector for several institutions including Crestmark Bank as a Vice President, Marketing Analyst and Chrysler Financial as a Sr. Project Manager. FIND SHELLY ONLINE: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelly-bouren-ms-prc-8b39b47/ FIND US...


Ep. 138 - Marc Zionts - Automated Insights - Cultivating Culture in Market Research

Hi, I’m Jamin Brazil and you’re listening to the Happy Market Research Podcast. Today, my guest is Marc Zionts, CEO of Automated Insights. Automated Insights is the creator of Wordsmith, the world’s first public natural language generation platform. Wordsmith allows users to generate human-sounding narratives from data. Prior to Automated Insights, Marc has been a leader in both technology and market research for two decades. FIND MARC ONLINE: https://automatedinsights.com/ Linkedin:...


Ep. 137 - Stacey Walker – Adobe – The So What and Now What of Market Research

Hi, I’m Jamin Brazil, and you’re listening to the Happy Market Research Podcast. Today my guest is Stacey Walker, consumer insights leader here at Adobe. We’re actually privileged to be in Adobe’s office today, and I’m joined by William. Adobe is the global leader in digital media and digital marketing solutions. Additionally, Stacey has headed up insights for Netflix, Walmart, Visa and has taught at Columbia University in the Sociology Department. FIND STACEY ONLINE: Linkedin:...

Ep. 136 - Robert Porter - Research America - Why Talent Is Important in Market Research and Beyond

Hi, I’m Jamin Brazil and you’re listening to the Happy Market Research Podcast. Today, my guest is Robert Porter, CEO of Research America. Research America is a leading marketing research and consumer insights company, serving the likes of PWC, Little Caesar’s, and Wrangler. FIND ROBERT ONLINE: http://www.researchamericainc.com/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-porter-1271454/#experience-section FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Social Media: @happymrxp LinkedIn:...


Ep. 135 - Sima Vasa - Paradigm Sample - The Importance Of Continuous Learning In Market Research And In Life

Today my guest is Sima Vasa, founder of Paradigm Sample, Chairperson of SampleCon, and founder of Infinity Squared Ventures. Additionally, Sima has recently started Data Gurus, a leading market research podcast. FIND SIMA ONLINE: http://corporate.paradigmsample.com/about/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/simavasa/ FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/happymrxp Twitter: @happymrxp Instagram: @happymrxp LinkedIn:...


Ep. 134 - Baillie Buchanan - Research For Good - How to Give Back Through Market Research and Grow

Today, my guest, Baillie Buchanan, is the Co-Founder and CRO of Research For Good, an online sample company with a mission to provide reliable, high-quality respondents for market research while at the same time ending childhood deaths from hunger and malnutrition globally. FIND BAILLIE ONLINE: https://www.researchforgood.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bailliebuchanan FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Social Media: @happymrxp LinkedIn


Ep. 133 - John Papadakis - Pollfish - How to Start a Market Research Tech Company

Today, my guest, John Papadakis, is the Founder and CEO of Pollfish, Inc. Pollfish is a platform that provides brands a revolutionary way to learn, communicate and interact with existing and prospective customers. FIND JOHN ONLINE: https://www.pollfish.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/papadakisjohn/ FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/happymrxp Twitter: @happymrxp Instagram: @happymrxp LinkedIn:...


Ep. 132 - KaRene Smith, Creative Insight Geek at Shine Insight

Today, my guest is KaRene Smith, the owner of Shine Insight. Founded this year, Shine Insight was created to address the challenges corporate researchers face today by offering an alternative to the traditional market research agency model of operating, scaling, and delivering results. Prior to joining Shine Insight, KaRene has worked in marketing and account leadership for some of the world’s top agencies, including Directions Research, Kantar, and Burke. FIND KARENE...


Ep. 131 - Rudy Nadilo, President of Dapresy

Today, my guest is Rudy Nadilo, President of Dapresy. Dapresy partners with today’s top companies to help them create state-of-the-art InfoGraphics that brings your data to life. Prior to working at Dapresy, Rudy has had extensive experience at some of today’s top marketing research agencies. FIND RUDY ONLINE https://www.dapresy.com/ Twitter: @rudynadilo LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rudy-nadilo-291192/ FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Facebook:...


Ep. 130 - Tim Peacock, COO of Affectiva

Today, my guest is Tim Peacock, COO at Affectiva. Affectiva is a spin off from MIT and is the pioneer of Emotion AI. Prior to joining Affectiva, Tim has had deep experience in all areas of technology. FIND TIM ONLINE: https://www.affectiva.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-peacock/ FIND US ONLINE: www.happymr.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/happymrxp Twitter: @happymrxp Instagram: @happymrxp LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/happymarketresearch/