We’re delighted to share the news that two of Savanta’s senior leaders, Nikki Lavoie and Dr Nick Baker, have been nominated for the exciting new Insight250 Legends Awards. Presented by ESOMAR, the Insight250 Legends Awards celebrate professionals who have made a long-standing, indelible impact on the industry through their innovation, leadership, commitment, and overall contributions.
Nikki Lavoie – EVP Innovation & Strategy at Savanta:
Nikki Lavoie has made an undeniable impact on the sector through her active involvement in the research community.
She’s a regular speaker at research events, sharing her insights and expertise on various topics with notable speaking engagements at IIeX APAC Bangkok on the topic: “Attracting and Amplifying Women’s Leadership in Market Research”, her appearance at the Danish Market Research Day in Copenhagen with her “The Rise of UX” seminar and at the EPIC PEOPLE conference with her: “Ethics in Research” talk.
With a career spanning over two decades, Nikki has constantly pushed the boundaries of research with her commitment to driving the industry forward. She’s been recognised for her contributions and leadership in the industry by receiving the Global Innovator and Leadership Award from Insight250 in both 2021 and 2022.
She’s been an active member of ESOMAR since 2010 where she has served as Vice President since 2021. And the list goes on… Nikki has also served on the Board of the Association of Qualitative Research (AQR) from 2016 to 2021 and is a member of Women in Research (WIRe).
What a legend!
Dr Nick Baker – Chief Research Officer at Savanta:
Dr Nick Baker, Savanta’s Chief Research Officer, is a true luminary in the field of market research and insights. With a wealth of experience and expertise, he has made significant contributions to the sector through his commitment to uncovering the truth through thought leadership.
Nick’s honest and candid opinion has helped drive huge change in the sector, and has encouraged clients and peers to think differently about research. It’s his passion to challenge the status quo that gets change actioned, which was recognised by the MRS Board who awarded him MRS Fellowship status earlier this year.
His work in the market research have earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor to clients across various sectors. And his passion for nurturing talent and fostering a culture of innovation within Savanta has been instrumental in shaping our vision and future success. Nick has raised the profile of what research can do and helped drive the Savanta brand forward to the global presence it has today.
The nomination of Nikki Lavoie and Dr Nick Baker for the Insight250 Legends Awards is a well-deserved recognition of their remarkable contributions to the research and insights sector.
We may be bias, but both Dr Nick Baker and Nikki Lavoie have made an exceptional mark on the research industry, which is why they are such deserving candidates for the Legends Awards. Their continued efforts to drive innovation and excellence will undoubtedly inspire future generations of insight experts.
We have our fingers crossed for both nominees and wish them the best of luck!
Voting is open to everyone. Cast your vote today: https://insight250.com/legends-ballot