Since then the proprietary technology Tim and his team have developed, have enabled the company to recruit a large base of profiled global respondents.
So far we have delivered over 5 million surveys across 54 countries and are continuing to grow.
Previously a Senior Mobile Analyst at comScore and one of the first employees of M:Metrics (prior to its $50m sale to comScore) Alistair has held a variety of roles including business development, client services and product management. When he does have some spare time, you'll find him on a mountain or under the sea.
Tim leads technical development for On Device Research. He has a masters in evolutionary robotics and previously was a member of the product development team at M:Metrics. Tim is a certified sea captain and likes pirates. Beware!
Jamie started his career at BMRB International and then, after completing his Business and Marketing degree, he joined Hall and Partners working on continuous brand tracking, copy testing and attitudinal segmentation projects. He left after 9 years and now works as our client service manager. When not chained to his desk researching he's out fishing.
After working in the music and entertainment industry, Stratos followed his interest in mobile research and joined us in February 2011. He uses his strong analytical skills and knowledge of the mobile and digital media industry, to manage our operations team. In his spare time Stratos kicks ass in table football and goes to a concerts or two (or twelve).
Siim brings 13 years of experience building and marketing web and mobile companies such as Skype, GrabCAD and Flattr. He’s an avid cyclist, secret paparazzi and a proud cat herder.
Robert graduated with a degree in mathematics and has a keen eye for numbers and solving numerical problems. He’s interested in statistical facts and is an Excel wizard. When he is not number crunching, he is watching sports (go Arsenal!).
Clare graduated with a first in philosophy and found her way in to market research in 2004 at the then start-up company Research Now. She spent five years helping to grow the Research Now sales team and the business in the UK and the USA. Since then Clare has approached market research panels from different angles at Verve, specialists in communities and panels, panel technology provider Cint and global sample provider SSI. When not at work you can find her eating, cycling and practicing yoga in roughly equal measures.
After working for three years at Proteus, a market research company where she gained wide experience in interviewing and later in fieldwork management, Alexandra went on to obtain a Masters degree in Strategic Marketing. She likes to use her strong organisational skills to whip projects into shape and has joined us as Client Service Analyst (aka Jamie's right arm). Her dream job is to perform in Wicked (the musical).
Meb brings 15 years of experience in market research, with end-to-end knowledge of the research process, across both online/digital and offline methodologies. Most recently, an Operations & Innovations Director. He has built and managed large teams of survey programmers and software developers. With hands-on experience as a senior researcher, and of survey programming and data processing he's played key roles in product development and quality throughout his career. As employee #4 at both Research Now and Mesh Planning, Meb managed the impact of huge growth surges.
Ikram graduated in Business and Technology from Sheffield Hallam. After working within the electronic security and e-learning market he has continued to follow his passion for technology within the mobile research market. Ikram is another football fan in our team - Sheffield Wednesday is lucky to have his support - and has done quite a bit of traveling in Asia.
Huw likes to create platforms that handle high volumes of traffic. Having spent several years scaling out bespoke web applications for a leading VLE provider he then moved onto designing and implementing high performance VoIP services for several well known telecom providers. Huw loves to read (mostly sci-fi), cook and is very interested in horticulture.
Martin's market research career started helping TNS build the very first online panel in New Zealand. He then set up Research Now in NZ and moved on to lead Research Now South East Asia and China offices. Martin is the VP of the Market Research Society of Singapore and has been a speaker at all the major market research conferences in New Zealand, Singapore, China and Korea. Ask him to build you the best gaming computer and you won't be disappointed.