Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014
“We are very fortunate to have such highly regarded and talented professionals join our company as we build our capacity to meet the growing need for insightful innovation research. We have assembled one of the strongest and deepest teams in the industry, and we are seeing an immediate and positive impact on our business,” said Patrick Gorman, Managing Director of Q Research Solutions.
Q’s recent hires include:
- Mario da Cruz, former North American Head of MMR Research Worldwide and founder of Blueberry (a Reckner division). He spent the last 15 years of his 25+ year market research career in the CPG industry, initially from the Marketing perspective at TNS, and the last 6 years from the R&D perspective. Mario has pioneered cross-functional integration between Marketing and R&D in innovation, helping multidisciplinary teams to create compelling consumer experiences.
- Michele Reisner, former VP of Research and 25 year veteran with Moskowitz Jacobs. She worked closely with world renowned sensory scientist, Dr. Howard Moskowitz. Michele is a frequent speaker and author in food and beverage consumer testing. Her degree from the Culinary Institute of America and study of culinary science provide her with an intuitive understanding of sensory data and its impact on consumer purchasing behavior. She is a guest speaker at the Culinary Institute of America and is a member of the Senior Year Review Board.
- Eve Oster, former Vice President of Client Relationship Management with Ipsos Synovate, whose 25 year career has been focused on Innovation and Product Development across CPG categories.
- Dawne Watts, former Senior Account Manager with Ipsos Synovate and Product Design and Development Specialist. Her 20+ year career showcases expertise in the operational, research execution and client service areas for the CPG sector.
Q Research Solutions is a specialized market research firm focused on innovation and the consumer product experience. Q’s solutions include the patented qPOD which is the only mobile fragrance and aroma evaluation system in the world.