CEO: "the single most valuable meeting you can attend this year."
September 26-28, 2018
We have partnered with our friends at the Market Research Society (MRS) for our first-ever conference outside the U.S.!
Meet with leaders from small to mid-sized market research companies for two days filled with expert presentations and deep discussions on critical global market research and data analytics issues. Plus, there will be plenty of networking in one of the world’s most popular cities.
Discussions Will Include:
- What we can learn about the future of insights from the advertising world
- What to fear and embrace in emerging behavioral data and DIY platforms
- Bolstering your team with needed skill sets
- Seeing the future of MR through the flow of capital investment
- How Unilever leverages insights in its strategy for sustainable growth
- How partnerships have fueled a surge for Voxpopme
& much more!
Ideal for: Chief executives of market research and data analytics firms who must stay abreast of global issues and who seek business partnerships to expand their international presence.
Lisa currently leads the Global Customer Insights team at Merck & Co, Inc., USA, responsible for leveraging insights, analytics, and design to create innovative, compliant solutions to the challenges facing patients, providers, and payers in the delivery of healthcare.
Merrill Dubrow – M/A/R/C Research
With a passion for building strong relationships and a mission to drive innovation, Merrill is leading this top full-service marketing research company into its fifth decade. He and his team form actionable research solutions by combining an intimate understanding of clients’ business objectives with the design strength and marketing expertise required to drive business growth.
Dan Foreman – ZappiStore
Dan Foreman is an experienced leader and entrepreneur.
Dan brings more than 20 years of business experience. He specializes in emerging technologies and developing markets, having helped organizations grow from incubation to multi-million dollar revenues (and exits).
Dan began his career at WPP before progressing to senior client, advertising, and consulting roles. These days, Dan operates in advisory, investment, and entrepreneurial positions, currently chairing or advising the boards of several data, marketing, technology, and social media organizations. He also personally invests in many early-stage businesses.
Dan is the current Past President for ESOMAR, holding elected position of 100,000 professionals 2013–14, the first President under the age of 40. He is also founder of TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells, winner of the prestigious AMA “4 under 40” award, holder of the Disruptive Innovator MR Change Agent of the Year, and a frequent guest lecturer at a number of business schools. He holds a BSc in Psychology and Mathematics from University of Leicester, UK.
Dan is able to tap into a wide network of people to help with different projects.
BV Pradeep – Unilever
How are the changes in the world around us driving a paradigm shift in the expectations of research and its contribution to the growth agenda of companies? I'll share the key dimensions of this change and what researchers in companies will need to do to not only be relevant but stay ahead of the curve. We'll also showcase examples of how this is beginning to take shape in Unilever and other companies around the world. As the Global Vice President – CMI for Country & Customer Development at Unilever, Pradeep leads a team of CMI managerial resources across 8 Market clusters, in over 40 countries. He is a member of Unilever Global CMI leadership team.
Steve Schlesinger – Schlesinger Group
Steve Schlesinger has been in the marketing research industry for more than 30 years, starting his career as a project manager and then working his way up to lead Schlesinger Group for the past 20 years. As CEO, Steve has created the vision and strategy for Schlesinger Group as the world’s leading data collection company.
Hear from Past Attendees
“After celebrating our 10th successful year of the CEO Summit, we are very excited to introduce the event to London this year. The networking, presentations and audience participation has ALWAYS been off the charts it will be no different in the UK! As the research community continues to change, the CEO Summit has become a must-attend event for all C-Level executives. We can’t wait to see you in September!”
Merrill Dubrow, M/A/R/C Research
"This is an exclusive, unprecedented event. With attendees expected from across Europe, some from Asia, and past participants from the US, it promises to be a fun, dynamic audience. Although we have developed a tightly focused agenda, I am confident there will be some brilliant, unexpected surprises and breakthrough opportunities for all involved."
Dan Foreman, ZappiStore
“We are beyond excited to bring the CEO Summit across the pond to London. After 10 years of building a highly engaged CEO community in the US, we’re thrilled to expand our group of research leaders. With Dan Foreman helping to shape the content and agenda, there is no question that this will be a provocative few days with colleagues, industry leaders and, as always, some special guests. You don’t want to miss it!!!”