Daniel has been working in converging fields of Internet technology, consumer insight and communication for over 15 years. A specialist in qualitative and technology-enabled research, he worked at a string of high-profile start-ups, including Netlog, IndexTools (acquired by Yahoo!), and Replise. In 2011 he founded, built, launched and sold KwaliTools, an online video focus group platform.
Jonathan (JD) Deitch
JD is a twenty-year veteran of the market research industry who has helped the world's biggest brands use consumer insight and analytics to increase sales, optimize marketing, and build customer loyalty around the world. He began his career as research client in the financial services sector and went on to hold senior positions at The NPD Group and Ipsos. JD is a recognized thought leader on the evolution of market research in the digital age and is a frequent author and conference speaker.
Dan is an experienced entrepreneur and leader who brings over 20 years experience in the sector. He began his career at WPP before progressing to senior client, advertising, and consulting roles. Dan is currently chairing or advising the boards of several data, technology, marketing, social media and research. He also personally invests in many early-stage businesses and has helped organizations grow from incubation to multi-million dollar revenues (and exits). Dan is the current Past President of ESOMAR, winner of the prestigious AMA “4 under 40” award, and holder of the Disruptive Innovator MR Change Agent of the Year.