Great Mind Awards 2013

INNOVATION AWARD

Finalist
Danica Allen – GfK
Jeff Bander – EyeTrackShop/Sticky Oliver Hupp - GfK
Claudia Perlich - Media6Degrees
Venugopal (Srini) Srinivasan – Nielsen
Raimund Wildner – GfK Verein
John Wittenbraker – GfK
Helen Zeitoun – GfK

Certificate Winner
Ryan Barker  - Vision Critical
Kathy Beitler - Innerscope Research, Inc.
Ralph Blessing – GfK
Skip Brand - Martini Media
Jeff Campana – GfK
Josh Chasin - comScore, Inc.
Dixon  Cleveland - LC Technologies Inc.
Ratnakar Dev – Nielsen
Harley  Ellenberger – Kantar Media- Campaign Media Analysis Group
Robert Favre - Triton Digital
Carolyn Fuson - Microsoft Corporation
Maury Giles – Ipsos
Emily Hardy - Innerscope Research, Inc.
Will  Kassoy – AdColony
Brendan Kitts – PrecisionDemand
Scott Knoll - Integral Ad Science
Sterling Lanier – Chatter
Ronette Lawrence – Microsoft
Mitzi  Lorentzen - Millward Brown
Tom Luke – GlobalHue
Tim McAtee - IPG Media Lab
Sam McCloy – GfK
John McGarr - Fresh Squeezed Ideas
Cameron Meierhoefer - comScore, Inc.
Donna Miller – GfK
Judit Nagy - Fox Broadcasting
Stephen Phillips - ZappiStore
Jeannine Randolph - Innerscope Research, Inc.
Dan Rosen – GfK
Jorge Ruiz - Neo@Ogilvy
Minakshi Sharma - Sreejak Media
David Shiffman - MediaVest USA
Shawn Song - PHD Media
Richard Susman - IPG- Initiative
Alan Thompson – Ipsos
Misia Tramp – SDL
Deepak Varma - Nielsen-NeuroFocus
Cynthia Vega – Nielsen
Dave  Zinman – Infolinks

PRESIDENT'S AWARD

Finalist
Crystal Barnes – Nielsen
Kelle Coleman – Nielsen
Justine Faeth – ESPN
Lauren George – CBS
Tamara Hood - Viacom Media Networks
Leah McTiernan - Ipsos
Frances Quattrocki - comScore, Inc.
Kyle Rondeau - Arbitron, Inc.
Becarren Schultz – Ameritest
Nicole Tomei Zwolinski – GfK
Kelly Weikes - Millward Brown
Jill Wiltfong – Ipsos

Certificate Winner
Chris Bacon - EJ Gallo Winery
Linda Lancia - Sun Products Corporation
Kristin Luck – Decipher
Bill Moult – Nielsen
Debbie Solomon – Mindshare

QUALITY IN RESEARCH AWARD

Finalist
comScore, Inc. & Facebook, Inc. - The Power of Like 2: How Social Marketing Works
FOX Broadcasting Company & trueAnthem - Measuring What Matters In Social Media
J.D. Power and Associates -2013 Social Media Benchmark Study
The Palmerston Group and Cole & Weber United - Project Butterfly: Escaping The Net
SDL and Sprint – Predicting B2B Customer Commitment   

Certificate Winner
Carat USA
Chaordix Inc.
Microsoft

RISING STAR AWARD

Finalist 
Stephanie Flosi - comScore, Inc.
Ryan King - Ipsos ASI
Benjamin Schneider - Keller Fay Group
Jenny Vandehey – SMG

Certificate Winner
Mary Anthony - Young & Rubicam
Mallory Armstrong - comScore, Inc.
Brandon Burr - comScore, Inc.
Daniel Carmacianu – Ipsos
Justin Carbonella - Dynamic Logic
Siobhan Counihan-McGee - Keller Fay Group
Anne Czernek - Dynamic Logic
Ian Essling - comScore, Inc.
Kelsey Hendrickson - Scripps Networks Interactive
Daniel Herrick - Comedy Central- Viacom
Jake Hogan – Starcom
Abbey Keck – Nielsen
Mark Keida – GfK
Michael Krulwich - IPG Media Lab
Gery Lopez – GlobalHue
Victoria Mann – EyeTrackShop
Kate Mathews – GfK
Anubhav Mehrotra - comScore, Inc.
Rachel Michaels - The NPD Group, Inc.
Christine Nguyen - Dynamic Logic
Amelia O'Connor - Dynamic Logic
Victor Perng - PHD Media
Brendan Piccora – comScore
Joshua Pisano - GfK MRI
Kim Solana - GfK
Katherine Wallace-Hodel - Forbes Consulting Group

OUTGOING BOARD OF DIRECTORS AWARD

Belle Frank - Young & Rubicam Advertising
Gayle Fuguitt - General Mills
Felipe Korzenny - Florida State University
Colin Mitchell - Ogilvy & Mather
Michael Pardee – Scripps
Britta Ware – Meredith

MEMBER AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Finalist 
Gian Fulgoni - comScore, Inc.
Christian Kugel – AOL
John LaRocca – dunnhumbyUSA
Tjun Wong – Shire

JAR BEST PAPER OF 2012 AWARD

Finalist 
Linda Boland Abraham - comScore, Inc.
Anne Hunter - comScore, Inc.
Andrea Vollman - comScore, Inc.
Yuping   Liu-Thompkins - Old Dominion University

GfK NEXT GENERATION AWARD
TBD

The ARF Great Mind Awards recognize and celebrate individuals who contribute to the excellence and advancement of advertising research. Established in 2006, we honor research innovation, rising research stars, outstanding ARF member contributions, quality in research, and lifetime achievement within the industry.

Now in its eighth year, the ARF Great Mind Awards continue to recognize notable individuals who have truly made a difference to the advertising research industry. Awards are presented at the ARF Great Mind Awards luncheon during Re:think 2013 on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

If you have any questions about nominating a client or colleague, please contact Kelly McSorley directly by email: Kelly@thearf.org.


Testimonials

"Thank you, ARF, for creating a meaningful forum to honor the research professionals who move our industry forward. I am proud to be a recipient and I look forward to honoring future colleagues for their great work!"
Stacey Lynn Schulman, HI: Human Insight
2012 Gold Winner, Great Mind Innovation Award


"The award has launched a new phase in my career and I look forward to more involvement with the ARF in the future."
Molly Poppie, Nielsen
2012 Bronze Rising Star Winner


"This recognition by the advertising industry’s leading research organization is a very welcome and wonderful acknowledgement."
Dr. A. K. Pradeep, Neurofocus
2008 Grand Innovation Award Winner

"I’ve worked with the ARF for 40 years and hold the organization in high regard. I appreciate the ARF’s continuing contributions to the industry, so it was a particular honor to receive this recognition from them."
Gale Metzger
2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

 

"How could anyone not be completely humbled and honored to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the prestigious Advertising Research Foundation? The only thing close in significance is the actual joy of nearly fifty years working in the field with the ARF and JAR, serving top marketers and their agents. Thank you!"
Meg Blair
2012 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

 


 

Overview

2013 Great Mind Awards
March 20, 2013
Marriott Marquis, NYC


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Great Mind Awards,
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Kelly McSorley
646.465.5757
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