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2022 WIRe Luncheon at ESOMAR Congress

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Osgoode East, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

20 Sep



2022 WIRe Luncheon at ESOMAR Congress

Event Details

We're BACK for ESOMAR Congress, this year in Toronto, to celebrate both our 15th year anniversary and the 75th anniversary of our partners at ESOMAR! This event is one of our largest each year—with a catered lunch and fresh research on the topics of gender and career advancement in the MR industry—presented in partnership with Material, a WIRe corporate level supporter. Join us for your opportunity to connect with the global WIRe community meet and mingle with fellow researchers. This event will sell out quickly, register now to ensure your spot!

A BIG thank you to our sponsors FUEL + Focus Room, Toluna, Rep Data and Explorer Research as well as our partners at ESOMAR for making this event possible!

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Thank you to our Sponsors!

Focus Room
Explorer Research


Natasha Stevens

Natasha Stevens

Senior Vice President, Material
Kristin Luck

Kristin Luck

Founder, Women In Research Growth Strategist/Advisor, ScaleHouse

Kristin Luck serves as an advisor and growth strategist to a number of cutting-edge marketing and analytics technology and services firms through her consultancy, ScaleHouse. She is the founder of two marketing analytics companies that she led to successful exits. Kristin co-founded OTX, an online research business that was named the fastest growing research firm in the world in 2002 and 2003 and was subsequently acquired by Pilot Group and again by Ipsos in 2007. She then founded Forefront Consulting Group, a research technology firm that was acquired by Decipher. Decipher was acquired by FocusVision in 2014 after seven consecutive years of double- and triple-digit growth. FocusVision merged with Confirmit in 2021 to become Forsta, where she sat on the the Board of Directors until its recent acquisition by Press Ganey.

Kristin is a licensed investment banker with Oberon Securities and a founder focused on helping fellow founders and executive teams scale and monetize their businesses. Her deal expertise on both sides of transactions comes from participating in both acquisitions and exits from $30 million to $225 million. She is also passionate about supporting founders in international markets execute their entry into the U.S.Kristin regularly contributes to both the commercial (Fast Company, Forbes) and academic press (Research World, Journal of Brand Strategy) where she explores emerging marketing and research methods. She is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 sales and branding experts to follow on social media.

In addition to Founding, Women in Research, Kristin has also served on the board of ESOMAR, the global insights and analytics association, for eight years; including a two year term as Vice-President and a two year term as President.