Experts in Consumer

Top 7 experts
Lana Klein
Lana Klein

Glencoe, IL | Strategy and Analytics Leader | Executive Consultant | People Leader

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 | Marketing Analytics and Strategy Leader

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/Prototyping Advisor | Helping emerging Startups develop Manufacturing & Go To Market strategies

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

Ani Collum
Ani Collum

Norwell, MA | Retail / Consumer Strategist, CMO, Startup Advisor, Consultant

Summary: Retail industry expert with over fifteen years of experience working with start-ups to large retail chains across all aspects of the business, including branding, marketing, inventory management, merchandising, operations and new concept incubation. Background in lifestyle, luxury, department store and off-price segments. Industry speaker and frequent press contributor for retail related trends and stories. Process: Depends on client and project scope. Typically begin process with an info gathering session to understand opportunities and challenges from the client's perspective... 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

Julie Medalis
Julie Medalis

Baltimore, MD | Consumer insights and ideation expert, helping organizations leverage the genius of people

Leveraging the Genius of People through: - Ideation - Qualitative and Quantitative Research - Facilitation - Strategic Planning - Social Media Listening More than 25 years of expertise in connecting with people to deliver insights for smarter decisions. From online ideation to face-to-face ethnographies, to customer engagement and satisfaction surveys, and more, I match the method to the client questions and needs. I've worked on the ad agency, client, and supplier sides, and have a unique appreciation for all perspectives. Clients report high satisfaction with my ability to... 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