Discuss moves into the new year with expanded operational support for our clients’ research projects, bringing you 24–hour, around–the–world support for international market research.
As a direct result of our hands-on approach to customer success and the growth it has brought us, we’ve landed some amazing talent to stay on top of our game.
Karen joins Discuss.io as our Customer Success Manager. Karen manages operations for the whole of Discuss.io and leverages deep experience within the qualitative research field.
Karen’s enthusiasm for Discuss.io is infectious, “the global reach of what we do is astounding! To be successful at gathering people everyday in multiple countries is as powerful as it is amazing.”
Outside the office, Karen enjoys the quiet of the woods and Lake Huron with her family, “Honestly, I love my children, but the dogs get into less trouble.”
Luciana joins us from Brazil, as a client-facing project manager and central component of our operational success. She excels at staying-up-to-date on the many details in her clients’ projects, from providing support to project stakeholders unfamiliar with our platform to liaising with recruitment partners overseas. She’s excited to be part of our innovative methodology that can connect the whole world in a just a few clicks.
Luciana’s sense of good humor has already proven a great asset. In her spare time, Luciana enjoys film, video games, black metal, and sometimes, saving the world.
Ajit represents Discuss.io from India, also as a client project manager. Ajit’s quick, analytical mind is an advantage to any project because he is, as he says, “always keen on solving puzzles and finding new ones.”
He looks forward to being part of the technology that he describes as creating “the future for Qualitative Research.”
Ajit enjoys mathematics, playing cricket, and spending time with his friends for fun.
Rodrigo comes to Discuss.io as a Content Strategist (Marketing) and works in the Seattle office. Rodrigo manages the message of Discuss.io, and how we reach out to our audience.
Rodrigo believes Discuss.io to be a crucial innovation in Market Research. “Discuss is going to help marketers connect with consumers faster and more reliably than qualitative research has traditionally delivered.“
Rodrigo enjoys anthropology, DIY hardware projects, and backpacking the woods of the great Northwest.
Zach Simmons is the Founder and president of Discuss.io. Zach has 20 years of experience building software. Prior to founding Discuss.io, he was the Technical Product Manager for Amazon Web Services (S3) where he ran the team that built the infrastructure that now powers a significant percentage of the modern Internet. Zach holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
An entrepreneurial leader, Zach is passionate about building disruptive and agile SaaS based market research startups as an alternative to traditional market research. Seeing a need for change within the Industry, Zach launched Discuss.io, bringing Market Research to the digital age.