Who's in charge here? Everybody (+ You)
Latitude is a flat organization - we work in teams, distribute decision-making, and cross-pollinate expertise among people and projects.
So what does this mean for our clients? A range of talents to partner with you on design; an agile, resilient system for conducting the work; multiple minds for thoughtful analysis and creative insight. And ultimately, the pleasure and benefits of partnering with intelligent people applying advanced research methods to uncover valuable new knowledge.
Who's who? See below:
Steve has over 25 years experience generating insights for media enterprise...
Steve has over 25 years experience generating insights for media enterprises of all kinds in the areas of business strategy, technology innovation, and content development. His current focus is on using video in social, collaborative ways for both entertainment and education. Steve directed original program research at HBO and Comedy Central before founding Latitude.
VP of Products
As Chief Product Officer, John is responsible for supporting Latitude’s o...
As Chief Product Officer, John is responsible for supporting Latitude’s overall strategic growth and new product initiatives. Prior to joining Latitude in July of 2017, John spent 25 years as a principal of Cogent Research, a market research firm he co-founded in 1996.
Lead Strategist & Senior Analyst
Andy heads up Latitude’s quant & data analysis team. He has over 8 years ...
Andy heads up Latitude’s quant & data analysis team. He has over 8 years of experience designing and conducting studies for media, technology, and advertising clients, ranging from multi-platform campaign effectiveness to audience intelligence & expansion studies to strategic brand research. He’s currently working on developing innovative metrics and analytics to assess brand communications and describe brand-consumer relationships in the dynamic media landscape.
Natalie works with clients to design and execute research that illuminates ...
Natalie works with clients to design and execute research that illuminates actionable opportunities across a variety of areas including: diagnostics, landscape and opportunities assessment, brand, multiplatform, content, and marketing strategy, thought leader positioning, audience profiling, and next-gen advertising opportunities. Natalie also co-leads Latitude's People, Connected study track, a multimedia documentary series seeking to profile today's leading-edge users across a variety of domains.
Katy manages the execution of large-scale, multi-phase qualitative and quan...
Katy manages the execution of large-scale, multi-phase qualitative and quantitative consulting projects from concept to completion. She has her hands in everything from questionnaire development to vendor management and most recently has played a key role in developing online communities, designing Immersion/Deprivation activities and other creative research methodologies. She has expertise in cross-platform brand strategy and audience research after years of media planning and buying for leading brands like Fidelity Investments, Carnival Cruise Lines, Dunkin Donuts, The Boston Red Sox and Eastern Bank.
Vice President, Business Development
Amber has over 15 years of experience in the public, private and non-profit...
Amber has over 15 years of experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors with background in project management, policy application, research design, data collection and analysis, qualitative interviews, report writing and presentation. She has held management positions at various large media corporations, including NBCU, Viacom, and Discovery.
Chief Software Architect
Chris architects innovative web applications and explores new ideas and tec...
Chris architects innovative web applications and explores new ideas and technologies through Latitude Labs, a research and prototyping division of Latitude. Chris is reshaping the media research landscape with Lumiere, a powerful new do-it-yourself platform for online media-based studies. In addition to delivering software-driven solutions, Chris helps to oversee technical initiatives across Latitude.
Dan Hemmerly Brown
Dan develops and maintains Latitude’s digital backbone, leading new softw...
Dan develops and maintains Latitude’s digital backbone, leading new software implementation and development and leveraging new technologies to support Latitude’s cutting-edge, creative research methodologies. He also manages all survey programming in Decipher and Lumiere, Latitude’s own suite of survey applications. Rounding out Dan’s invaluable contributions, he is responsible for executing Latitude’s video production, and is a jack-of-all-trades in Web programming. He can also lift this whole website right over his head.
Director of Administration
Klara is responsible for the overall business administration at Latitude, i...
Klara is responsible for the overall business administration at Latitude, including financial and project management and staff operations. She monitors company A/P and A/R accounts and oversees payroll. Klara improves existing policies and procedures as well as implements new ones. She also serves as the HR manager, evaluating applicants and acclimating new hires. Klara is currently working towards a M.S. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology.
In addition to her core duties, Klara has played a lead role in the KIDS initiative, a category of the Latitudes 42s: An Innovation Series, which looks to children for innovation and solutions around global issues.
Beginning as an intern in summer 2012, Latitude soon realized Claire couldn...
Beginning as an intern in summer 2012, Latitude soon realized Claire couldn’t be kept away, outsourcing support to her remotely while she completed her degree, and welcoming her to the team full time in the summer of 2015. At Latitude, she supports the development and implementation of a variety of studies ranging in design from cross-platform campaign effectiveness, to qualitative-quantitative hybrids, to online community management. During her undergraduate career, she served as a long-term research assistant to a psych lab conducting a study in persuasive technologies, and completed her degree in Psychology with a minor in Communications magna cum laude.
Lizzy made the brave leap from Latitude freelancer to Research Analyst afte...
Lizzy made the brave leap from Latitude freelancer to Research Analyst after playing the main support role on a major ad effectiveness study for a yearly awards show. Her ability to multi-task and juggle quantitative and qualitative projects with enthusiasm and a careful eye made her a popular resource at Latitude. Since joining the analyst team, she’s managed many live chats for awards shows and recently ran a multi-sponsor ad effectiveness study for a music awards show. An English major at the University of Vermont, Lizzy also regularly lends her writing skills to proposals, questionnaires and reports for clients as well as Latitude’s content marketing initiatives.
Christina Manoli started her Latitude career in 2017, bringing with her alm...
Christina Manoli started her Latitude career in 2017, bringing with her almost a decade of analytical experience including specialized knowledge in experimental design, customer engagement, branding and cognitive behavioral science. From business to academia, Christina is thoroughly trained in research and holds a Masters in Marketing Research from Michigan State University. At Latitude, Christina combines her passions for research and media to design and execute a wide array of methodologies across all phases, while also dedicating herself to Latitude’s internal strategy, branding and social media.
Director of Operations
Jamie has nearly 20 years of experience working in strategic market researc...
Jamie has nearly 20 years of experience working in strategic market research, directly managing and overseeing hundreds of domestic and international research projects for clients in a variety of industries. After over a decade of freelancing for a multitude of research firms, Jamie decided to settle down and join the Latitude team, where she focuses on designing and implementing company-wide organizational procedures and mechanisms to ensure all projects are completed on time, on budget, and with the highest quality results.
Jon joined Latitude in early 2018 after earning his master’s degree in ma...
Jon joined Latitude in early 2018 after earning his master’s degree in marketing communication research at Boston University. Equipped with a background in math and a passion for the television industry, he supports all stages of Latitude’s various studies, from questionnaire design to data management, to report development.
Bridget possesses 15 years of high-level data analysis and market research ...
Bridget possesses 15 years of high-level data analysis and market research experience. She's an expert in multivariate analyses, data modeling, market share and segmentation analyses, conjoint analysis, time series forecasting, and predictive modeling.
Greeter & Lead Cardboard Handler
Growing up as a young pup in Tennessee wasn't easy. But it was there that D...
Growing up as a young pup in Tennessee wasn't easy. But it was there that Derby first cultivated her love for bacon and what would become her signature ability: the Wiggle. Instead of wagging her tail as God intended, Derby decided to up the ante. Why wag just a tail when you can wag your whole body?