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Co-Presenter: Norman Stolzoff
Dr. Norman Stolzoff is an expert in the study of culture and consumer behavior with over 15 years of ethnographic research experience. He received a B.A. in anthropology from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. from University of California at Davis in Cultural Anthropology.
Prior to forming Ethnographic Insight, he taught anthropological theory and methods at San FranciscoState University and Bowdoin College. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book Wake the Town and Tell the People: Dancehall Culture in Jamaica. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, universities, bookstores, and on the radio.
Pursuing his interest in the commercial application of anthropology and ethnography to the technology sector, he became a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations (CRITO) at the University of California, Irvine. At CRITO, he conducted in-depth ethnographic research that examined the adoption, use, and impact of personal computers on households in the U.S, Sweden, and India. (Read Article).
After leaving CRITO, Stolzoff became the Director of Qualitative Research at King, Brown and Partners, a market research firm in the Bay Area where he honed his research skills in technology. He founded Ethnographic Insight in 2001 in response to the tremendous opportunity in the marketplace for ethnographic research.
Dr. Norman Stolzoff has a successful track record in leveraging strategic research for transformative consumer experiences. He has deep expertise in understanding people in the context of everyday life, synthesizing insights, and translating opportunities to stakeholders to ignite passion and activate the innovation roadmap.
Co-Presenter: Maria Amenta, Corporate Vice President - Research, New York Life Insurance Company
1) Meat: Beef Tenderloin – fig & gorgonzola
2) Fish: Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
3) Vegetarian: Eggplant Cannelloni
Pasta – olive oil & garlic
Pastry Chef’s Choice
There are a lot of great reasons to be part of the Annual ConveyUX Conference in Seattle. Here is a quick list to help you make your decision to attend.
PSRF Career Fair
The Puget Sound Research Forum is pleased to host our second Career Fair providing networking opportunities for both companies and job seekers.
This event is designed to connect job seekers and experienced market research and UX research professionals.
In addition to job seekers and potential employers, we would like to make a special invitation to those currently working in the market research and UX research industry. We are hoping you would be interested in networking and potentially mentoring those new to our industry. Also please feel free to take this opportunity to speak with employers to learn about openings and pass on these opportunities to others you know who are looking for work.
Last year attendees included:
March – 3/15/18
1) Teriyaki Chicken Breast
2) Sticky Garlic Prawn Skewer
3) (V) Vegetable Stir Fry
Jill Donahue, Director, Brand Insights, Nestlé Purina North America
Jill Donahue has been in the marketing research field for 20 years specializing in strategy, moderating and facilitation. She is the Consumer Insights Director for Nestlé Purina Petcare and just concluded several years on the Marketing Research Association national board, including her term as Board Chair. Jill started her career with Porchey Research in St. Louis and continued her vendor career at TNS Research before moving to the client side of the business. She began the marketing research function for Payless Shoesource in 2000 and then moved back to St. Louis to start at Nestlé Purina Petcare in 2004. Throughout her career she has remained an active member of the marketing research industry and is key thought leader in the areas of innovations and strategy.
Salad - Chef’s Choice
Dessert: Pastry Chef’s Choice
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