Discuss.io, an online enabler of consumer connections (and an Insights Association company member), has expanded with a new office and leader in London and new sales team additions in the United States.

The company's first UK office will be led by market research technology specialist Tariq Mirza, Managing Director, Europe. Mirza used to work for Kinesis Survey Technologies as MD for Europe, before its recent acquisition, and has more than 23 years of experience in market research software sales and development with Quantime, Voxco and Nebu.

The sales team additions include RJ Scott as ​Senior Research Solutions Executive and Zuzana “Zuzka” Žilková​ as Senior Account Manager.

Scott brings over half a decade’s worth of experience in the online qualitative research space, including project planning and consultation, moderation and analysis, and account management. Before Discuss.io, Scott worked for 20|20 Research, serving most recently as a Senior Qualitative Consultant.

Žilková brings over half a decade of experience in behavioral consulting. Previously, Žilková held roles as a Product Planner and Program Manager at Microsoft. She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.