Q&A with Award Winners and Finalists

Winner 2022 Marketing Research Supplier of the Year (2021 revenue below $10 million)

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Jon Puleston is the winner of the Researcher of the Year (Supplier) Award. This award goes to a supplier-side researcher who is a proven game changer in the industry.

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Maia Chang is the winner of the 2022 Outstanding Young Researcher Award. This award is for a researcher 30 years old or under who has made significant contributions to the marketing research industry.

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Amanda Heer is a 2022 Researcher of the Year (Supplier) Award finalist. This award goes to a supplier-side researcher who is a proven game changer in the industry.

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Steffen Schmidt is a finalist for the 2022 Researcher of the Year (Supplier) Award. This award is for a supplier-side researcher who is a proven game changer in the industry.

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Shelley Ahrens is a finalist for the 2022 Fearless Leader Award. This award is for researchers that are not scared to go against the status quo, making a difference in their company or industry.

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Microsoft and Newton X are finalists for the 2022 Client/Supplier Collaboration Award. This award was created to recognize a team of end-clients and suppliers that have worked together on at least one project and have an ongoing relationship centered around research use to solve strategic problems.

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Harry Gove is a finalist for the 2022 Outstanding Young Researcher Award. This award is for a researcher 30 years old or under who has made significant contributions to the marketing research industry.

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Joyce Chuinkam, senior research manager, is a finalist of the 2022 Outstanding Young Researcher Award. This award is for a researcher 30 years old or under who has made significant contributions to the marketing research industry.

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A few of the judges from the 2021 Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards gave advice on how to write a good submission. 

Elizabeth Oates, Ulta

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Q&A with a corporate researcher Elizabeth Oates, Senior Director, Consumer Insights, Ulta Beauty. Oates was a finalist for the 2021 Transforming Insight Award. 

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Q&A with Thomas Ware, Analyst II, Marketing Research, Liberty Mutual Insurance. Ware won the 2021 Outstanding Young Researcher Award. 

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Q&A with Katie Ruiz, Joe Skehan and Josh Towns, Cox Automotive. The company won the 2019 B2B Research Project and Marketing Research Impact Awards. 

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Q&A with Keri Hughes
, market research manager, consumer insights and research
, Voya Financial. Hughes was a finalist in the 2019 Researcher of the Year (End-Client) Award. 

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Timothy Cornelious is the winner of the 2022 Fearless Leader Award. This award is given to researchers who are not scared to go against the status quo, making a difference in their company or industry.

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Deep Blue Thinking and Checktrade are finalists for the 2022 Client/Supplier Collaboration Award. This award is to recognize a team of end-clients and vendors that have worked together on at least one project and have an ongoing relationship centered around research use to solve strategic problems.

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Barry Jennings is a member of the team at Microsoft named a finalist of the 2022 Best Client-Side Team Award. This award recognizes the client-side research teams that are making a difference in their company and the industry.

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Lynzie Riebling is one of four finalists named for the 2022 Researcher of the Year (End-Client) Award. This award is for an end-client researcher who is a game changer in the industry.

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Daniel Siddle is one of four finalists named for the 2022 Researcher of the Year (End-Client) Award. This award is for an end-client researcher who is a game changer in the industry.

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Lindsey Dickman is a finalist for the 2022 Researcher of the Year (Supplier) Award. This award is for a supplier-side researcher who is a proven game changer in the industry.

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Kate Weymer was one of four finalists named for the Researcher of the Year (End-Client) Award. This award is for an end-client researcher that is a game changer in the industry.

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Dana DiGregorio was a finalist of the 2022 Fearless Leader Award. This award is for researchers that are not scared to go against the status quo, making a difference in their company or industry.

Maia Chang and Ali Beck, Ferrara

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Q&A with two members of the 2021 winning team for the Best Client-Side Team award! Maia Chang and Ali beck are both managers at Ferrara. 

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Q&A with Lubov Ruchinskaya, Colgate Brand Insight Lead, Oral Care Western Europe, Colgate Palmolive. Ruchinskaya was a finalist for the 2021 Researcher of the Year (End-Client) Award. 

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Q&A with Jason Alleger, Senior Director of Consumer Insights, Traeger Grills. Alleger won the 2021 Researcher of the Year (End-Client) Award. 

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Q&A with Elizabeth Saulsbury, senior research analyst, Cox Automotive. Saulsbury was the 2019 winner of the Outstanding Young Researcher Award.