Experts in Consumer Top 7 experts

Lana Klein

Lana Klein

Glencoe, IL | Managing Partner at 4i Consulting Group

Consulting Executive and Thought leader in solving business problems with innovative approaches that combine Advanced Analytics, Big Data and Business Consulting to enable Science-based decision making. Senior advisor to largest global Consumer Goods companies and Retailers; frequent speaker at events and conference. Managing Partner of 4i - leader in growth and foresight analytics and analytics-enabled growth strategy. Areas of Expertise: Advanced Analytics, Growth Foresight, Future Demand Identification, Big Data enabled enterprise Analytics, Demand Forecasting, Consumer... Read more

John Franklin

John Franklin

Minneapolis, MN | Builder and Redeemer of Great Brands|Marketing Strategy and Innovation Consultant|Startup Advisor

Innovation and Brand Strategy consultant with strong skills in consumer research and segmentation to guide value proposition development and market positioning for successful new product launch. Known for resourcefully building and leading cross-functional teams to plan and flawlessly execute new product launch to grow category revenue and share. Food and Beverage category experience includes: salty snacks, confectionery, coffee & tea, dairy, bakery, frozen, breakfast cereal, food service. Recreation/Sporting Goods category experience includes: skis, bikes, running/outdoor apparel,... Read more

Collin Kobayashi

Collin Kobayashi

Honolulu, HI | Product Development & Commercialization

Helping companies in all industries bring new products to market, reduce prototyping costs, ensure requirements and quality are achieved, and develop manufacturing & go to market strategies. I've spent almost 20 years in Design/Manufacturing sectors and understand the challenges and needs of companies doing R&D. Using our expertise in prototyping and manufacturing along with industry standard software and equipment, we will accelerate your development process and bring products to market faster. Read more

Rick Lockett

Rick Lockett

Roswell, GA | Senior Executive Leader in Consumer Goods, Natural Products, Water Technology and Home Goods

Rick is a seasoned executive with broad experience in sales, business development, marketing and general management. Rick has had leadership and executive roles spanning retail, consumer products, water technology, e-commerce and field sales and services. Rick is known as a versatile and entrepreneurial leader focused on driving growth in markets, clients and teams. Rick is a creative business thinker who enjoys building relationships and successful organizations with deep experience in domestic and international markets, water technology and treatment, retail and e-commerce, sales and... Read more

Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart

Chandler, AZ | Product Development/Launch and Brand Strategist || Emerging Consumer Products Consultant || CPG innovator

Product and Brand Growth Strategy | Idea, Invention and Product Launch | Brand Creation and Positioning | Channel Targeting | Business Planning from Idea to Shelf That "ah-ha" moment happens every day. Someone created the pool noodle, but they were not the first to use it. The "NOODLE" was the first to mass produce and market. Why do some products find success and others fail? Goods and ideas require planning, BRANDING and commitment to the BRAND beyond the product. To reach consumers, "brands" create an environment that captures advocates and creates excitement. ... Read more

Polly Bauer

Polly Bauer

New Port Richey, FL | The Merchant's Payments Professional, Global Corporate Speaker, Award-Winning Author & Consumer Credit Advocate

Polly Bauer is an internationally-recognized authority, considered by many to be the preeminent expert, on credit card operations and all forms of payment acceptance relating to internet, direct marketing and non-face-to-face payment transactions. Her pioneering work in the field of credit card fraud prevention and detection has made her a much sought after consultant by top direct response industry executives. Ms. Bauer’s focus is helping merchants and processors become payment savvy and minimize fraud and risk. A merchant advocate, she specializes in loss prevention, international... Read more

Joe Welfeld

Joe Welfeld

Teaneck, NJ | Strategy & Business Development Consulting for Healthcare Executives and Entrepreneurs

Joe is a healthcare executive with extensive experience working with hospitals, managed care organizations, physician groups, and technology vendors. He has broad management and consulting experience on both the strategic and operational levels in Managed Care contracting activities as well as alternate reimbursement models such as Accountable Care (ACO) and Episodes of Care/Bundling. Joe works directly with "C" level executive at clients helping to develop Physician Alignment and Consumer Engagement strategies as well as regional approaches to Technology deployment, including... Read more