who we are

Valerie Romley, Director of Global Operations & Consumer Insights Lead

Driven by a sense of curiosity about the world and understanding why people do what they do, Valerie brings over twenty five years of cross-disciplinary expertise in global production management, advertising and consumer research.

With her international background and cultural understanding, Valerie is the bridge that help brands better understand and connect with their users around the world. Whether observing the rituals of putting on makeup, doing laundry, making dinner, riding along or going for a run, Valerie personally manages every project from concept through delivery to translate consumer behavior into actionable intelligence relevant in today’s global marketplace.

Valerie is the author of "Beyond Translation; The Marketer's Field Guide to Understanding Today's Consumer".

Renee, US Field Manager

Oversees a team of independent recruiters across several time zones and personally ensures that all recruits meet our exacting standards and deliver the quality insights that our clients have come to expect.

International Partners

We work with our global network of senior level researchers, ethnographers, anthropologists, analysts, field managers, independent recruiters, fixers and videographers.