Savanta are delighted to announce that Nikki Lavoie, EVP Marketing, Brand & Innovation and Dr Nick Baker, CRO are both Insight Legends as part of this year’s inaugural Insight250 awards.
Nikki and Nick have been recognised as insight industry experts who have made a long-standing, indelible impact on the industry and beyond through innovation, leadership, commitment, or other contributions.
These awards are testament to the fantastic work they do for Savanta and across our industry! Huge congratulations to all 60 insight experts!
For more information please go to: https://insight250.com/legends
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).
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.