Radio NewMR – Melanie Courtright

Published by Ray Poynter, 7 June 2022


Ray Poynter chats with Melanie Courtright Chief Executive Officer of the Insights Association about what is happening in the insights and research world.

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Melanie serves as the Chief Executive Officer at the Insights Association. As the leading voice, resource and network of the marketing research and data analytics community, the Insights Association helps its members create competitive advantage by investing in quality standards, legal and business advocacy, education, certification and direct support that enables our members to thrive in an evolving industry and drive business impact.

Melanie has spent more than 25 years designing, executing, and interpreting research for agencies and corporations, and is an industry voice in market research for quality, trends and the next generation of data collection. Known as an expert methodologist, she started her career at a full-service research firm in Dallas where she spent ten years developing her strong research background. She then followed that with a decade specializing in all forms of digital research including online, mobile and social. Melanie has successfully developed and launched leading sampling platforms, routers, methodology best practices, panels and research products.

Melanie contributes to standards and codes of conduct, is heavily involved in chairing and speaking at industry events, and is an award winning writer, researcher, and voice of data quality and best practices.

One thought on “Radio NewMR – Melanie Courtright

  1. Ray, similar to you, when I was a young researher I got my hand slapped because I provided recommendations based on data i fielded. My how the research industry has changed. Now people want experts with recommendations.

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