Dynata, the world’s largest first-party data platform for insights, activation and measurement, today announced key hires across the organization, strengthening its technology, panel and operational teams. These appointments, supporting Dynata’s strong revenue growth, add a depth of talent and industry expertise that deepens the company’s resources for innovation and collaboration in service of its industry-leading platform and global base of more than 6,000 clients.

These new hires include:

  • Nancy Brigham, vice president, Research Science – a true industry insider, Nancy will lead Dynata’s Research Science team of researchers and methodologists in maintaining Dynata’s high standards for the delivery of, and innovation in, commercial research. She has led research science teams throughout her career and has played a critical role in the industry by providing expertise and leadership as a member of numerous industry boards and associations. Previously the SVP, Global Head of Sampling & Research-on-Research at Ipsos, Nancy also spent 12 years in research at Procter & Gamble.
  • Pat Brennan, vice president, Panel Development – bringing more than 30 years’ experience in scaling business and driving growth, Pat will help reinforce the unrivaled depth of breadth of Dynata’s industry-leading panel. He joins Dynata from Verto Analytics, where he was CEO; prior to that, he held senior positions with MSW Research, and he spent more than 10 years at comScore and ARS Group.
  • John Talierco, Product Owner – a 15-year veteran of the market research industry, John brings a wealth of experience in the panel technology stack, and will play a key role in maximizing recruitment, engagement and retention of our panelists and designing and executing a roadmap to set and support Dynata’s Supply Platform priorities. John’s experience includes technology development and leadership roles with Netcreations, ReturnPath, Authentic Response, and Harris Interactive/Nielsen, as well as consulting/advisor roles with startups in the market research and insights industry, including Lucid.
  • Naveen Goel, vice president, India Operations – with over 20 years of diverse experience in the market research services, healthcare and manufacturing industries, Naveen will oversee all aspects of Dynata’s business activities in India. Before joining Dynata, he was with Round Glass where he built solutions and services in the field of holistic wellbeing; prior to that, Naveen was with Max Healthcare and Toluna where he oversaw delivery teams across India and Canada.

“We’re excited to add such a high-level of expertise and leadership to our teams across the organization and around the world,” said Gary S. Laben, CEO, Dynata. “The strength of any organization is its people. Dynata’s focus on talent, culture and engagement produces the collaboration and innovation that is critical to servicing our clients, and ultimately to our success. The addition of talented leaders like Nancy, Pat, John and Naveen ensures we can maintain our position as innovators and leaders while also strengthening our ability to deliver the best possible solutions and experience to our clients around the world.”