2009 ARF Great Mind Awards Winners

2009 ARF Great Mind Awards Winners

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2009 Great Mind Award Winners


For individuals who have developed innovative research ideas – methodology, theory, service and solution.

Grand Winner

Dr. A.K. Pradeep – NeuroFocus, Inc.


Gold: Joseph C. Philport – The Traffic Audit Bureau for Media Measurement, Inc.

Gold: Dr. Carl Marci – Innerscope Research

Silver: Dr. Caleb Siefert – Innerscope Research

Silver: George Shababb – TNS Media Research

Bronze: Brendan Light – BuzzBack

Certificate of Recognition Winners

Allen Massey – McDonnell Hayne

Stephen Sands – Sands Research

Brian Levine – Innerscope Research

Martin Russ – Real Time Content

Britta Ware – Meredith Corporation

Damon Ragusa – ThinkVine

Hal Bloom – Sage

Patricia Hughes – GfK Custom Research

Simon Davies – M:30 Communications

Miya Murata – J.D Power & Associates

Lisa Riley – J.D Power & Associates

Carter Truong – J.D Power & Associates

Brian Cain – Schering Plough

Drew Westen – Thinkscan LLC

Joel Weinberger – Thinkscan LLC

Tom H. C. Anderson – Anderson Analytics

Lauren Tucker – The Martin Agency

Janet Gallent – NBC Universal

Larry Friedman – TNS

Mike Saxon – TNS


For researchers who have less than 7 years experience, and whose contributions during the last year marked the individual as a researcher with potential for future greatness.

Grand Winner

Kimberly Maxwell – Spike TV


Gold: Stefanie Nolby – GfK Custom Research North America

Silver: Elizabeth Paul – The Martin Agency

Bronze: Tania Yuki – comScore, Inc.

Certificate of Recognition Winners

Brynne Schmitt – TNS

Brent Snider– Brainjuicer

Jen Hu – Starcom MediaVest

Carl D. Marci – Innerscope Research

Anna Welch – Mediamark Research, Inc.

Agil Manizada – comScore, Inc.

Dorothy Advincula– comScore, Inc.

Simon Davies – M:30 Communications

Marc Sanford – Razorfish

Lindsay Leon-Atkins – Dynamic Logic

Andrew Lipsman – comScore, Inc.

Jesse Chen – Anderson Analytics, LLC

Brian Wahlberg – TNS

Andrew Hanna – NBC Universal

Marian Gyarmathy – Harris Interactive

Judit Nagy – MySpace


For individuals who made an outstanding contribution to the ARF in the prior year. From above-and-beyond duty to providing pro-bono services, these are members who have made significant contributions to the success of the ARF and the industry.


Shula Bigman – Communication Options, Inc.

Judit Nagy – MySpace

Ann Green – Millward Brown

Gian Fulgoni – comScore, Inc.

Magid Abraham – comScore, Inc.

David Burgos – Millward Brown

Efrain Ribeiro – Ipsos

Renee Smith – Ipsos

Robert Atencio – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

John Zogby – Zogby International


For two individuals who have made significant contributions to the research profession and industry over the course of their careers.

Gerry Lukeman – Ipsos ASI

Gale Metzger


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