A world-leading team of experts in consumer research, computer science, artificial intelligence, and marketing.
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CEO & Co-Founder
Scientific Advisor & Co-Founder
SVP Global Research
Head of Global Sales
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
VP Research, Americas
Head of AI
Senior Research Associate
Director of Sales, Americas
International Sales Manager
Director of Business Development
Product UX Designer
Senior Research Associate
Director of Research
Eric Grosgogeat is a successful executive and private investor. He has partnered with five PE firms, consistently generating strong ROI. He is currently CEO of ANCILE Solutions, a global software company.
Prior to ANCILE, Eric was CEO and President of FocusVision Worldwide, the leading global provider of technology solutions for the market research industry. Under his leadership, the company grew 4‑fold through acquisitions, global expansion and the launch of new services. He led the sale of the company to EQT.
Eric’s prior career includes notable positions at P&G managing Olay’s global franchise, PE‑backed Aurora Foods, leading the Frozen Food division and Philips as the head of Sonicare for North America.
Eric regularly invests in and advises start-ups focusing on technology, tech-enabled services and market research. He is currently a board member of ANCILE Solutions and Leading Response and an advisor to Wizer and Abundant Venture Partners. He was previously a board member of FocusVision and Knowledge Hound.
Eric, a native of France, currently lives in Westport, CT. He is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chime de Paris, and holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MBA in International Business from the University of Cincinnati.
Oded Netzer is a Professor of Business at Columbia University. He is an Affiliate of the Columbia Data Science Institute. Professor Netzer’s research centers on one of the major business challenges of the data-rich environment of the twenty-first century: developing quantitative methods that leverage data to gain a deeper understanding of customer behavior and guide firms’ decisions. He focuses primarily on building statistical and econometric models to understand how customer choices change over time, and across contexts. His approach to modeling consumers and firm behavior is motivated by relevant business problems. Most notably, he has developed a framework for managing firms’ customer bases through dynamic segmentation. More recently, his research focuses on leveraging text-mining techniques to mine Big Data.
Professor Netzer received a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) and an M.Sc. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Business, both from Stanford University. His research has appeared in top academic journals in the field. He is the winner of the ISMS Long-term Contribution award, the John Little best paper award, the Frank Bass outstanding dissertation award, the George S. Eccles Research Fund award and Columbia Business School Dean’s Award for teaching excellence.
Prior to joining Stanford, Professor Netzer was a senior consultant in a marketing research, strategy, and economic consulting group. Prof. Netzer frequently consults with Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies. He is a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences. Oded teaches at Columbia Business School the core Marketing course to MBA students, a course in Marketing Research to MBA and Executive MBA students and a course on Developing Quantitative Intuition.
Steve Lubin is an experienced entrepreneur, corporate development executive and early-stage investor in the marketing technology and media space. Steve is Vice President of Corporate Development for Marketing Architects, Inc., a leading TV ad agency and is Managing Director of the company’s venture capital arm Zoomworks Ventures.
Prior to joining Marketing Architects, Steve was COO for IMRSV, Inc., an early-stage computer vision and facial analysis company. IMRSV was named one of Time, Inc. Top Ten Startups to Watch in 2013 and was a graduate of Techstars.
Steve was co-founder and CEO of Mediaguide, Inc., a leading automated content recognition company monitoring radio and television broadcasts across the US providing real-time data products and services to agencies, media, and market research companies. In 2012, Mediaguide was acquired by Clear Channel subsidiary, RCS. Before starting Mediaguide, Steve served in a number of executive roles at ASCAP, including Chief of Staff and VP, Business Development.
Steve, a reformed attorney, has a JD from Brooklyn Law School and a BA in Journalism from Michigan State University.
Rex Yuxing Du is the Bauer Professor of Marketing at the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. He received his Ph.D. in Marketing from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University in 2005. Rex has published in various leading marketing journals, including Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Management Science, Journal of Consumer Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, Journal of Interactive Marketing, and Journal of Advertising Research.
Rex was the winner of the Alden G. Clayton Award for the Marketing Science Institute Dissertation Competition. He was a finalist for the Marketing Science Institute/H. Paul Root Award for significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of marketing. He received the prestigious nomination as a Marketing Science Institute Young Scholar in 2009. He won the Best Paper Award twice at the American Marketing Association’s Advanced Research Technique Forum. In 2017, Rex was a finalist for the William F. O’Dell Award, which honors the JMR article published five years ago that has made the most significant, long-term contribution to marketing theory, methodology, and/or practice. In 2018, he was selected as a member of the inaugural class of Marketing Science Institute Scholars.
Rex’s research expertise and interests lie in digital marketing, marketing analytics, online consumer interest tracking, brand health tracking, market response modeling, customer relationship management, new product diffusion and sales forecasting. Rex teaches marketing analytics, marketing strategy, marketing research, customer relationship management and database marketing. Besides research and teaching, Rex has collaborated with and consulted for many leading corporations (e.g., Bank of America, Wells Fargo, PNC, Citibank, Ford, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors, Kroger, Giant Eagle, JCPenney, Kellogg’s, Pepsi, Microsoft, Eli Lilly, dunnhumby, Kantar, comScore).
Raymond has worked for over 25 years as an operating executive, consultant and advisor to leading technology companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. He currently serves as an advisor to CEOs of high growth venture backed companies. His clients span companies in enterprise Saas, small business products and services and consumer applications.
Early in his career Raymond was a partner at The Boston Consulting Group where he was head of the High Technology and Media practice on the West Coast. He worked with global high technology and media companies at the CEO and Board level on issues of business strategy, organization and execution. Raymond was at Intuit for 8 years where he held a variety of senior executive positions including SVP, Strategy & Corporate Development and Chief Marketing Officer. Later in his career, Raymond was at Yahoo! where he was SVP, Global Partnerships & Business Development. He also was responsible for operations in Latin America and Canada and the small business division. Raymond has also been the CEO of a venture backed start up and has served on the board of numerous enterprise software companies which have had successful exits. Throughout his career he has served as an advisor and mentor to technology executives.
Raymond has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a MBA from Harvard University.
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