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Executive Leadership Team Finalized at Confirmit and FocusVision

April 07, 2021

The newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the world’s leading research technology companies, have finalized the Executive Leadership Team

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Executive Leadership Team Finalized at Confirmit and FocusVision

April 07, 2021

The newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the world’s leading research technology companies, have finalized the Executive Leadership Team with the appointments of Henry Harbury, Torbjörn Andersson, and Peter Myklebust.

Henry Harbury appointed as Chief Product Officer, comments: “We are creating something new from two great businesses. Together we will breathe life into data and help our customers take meaningful action as a result of the insights generated through our comprehensive platform, making the complex elegantly simple.”

Torbjörn Andersson the newly appointed Managing Director of the Quantitative Business, said: “I have spent my entire professional career in the Market Research Industry.  This is the first time I have seen the potential for the reinvention we will lead. We will stand out in the market because we have a very seasoned, skilled and experienced team that has a solid heritage in the insights industry. Our team will support our clients to find the right solutions for their needs – we will be unique in terms of understanding and supporting our client’s business and their needs.”

Peter Myklebust appointed as Chief Technology Officer, added: “Our clients already have access to the best Insights and VoC/VoE SaaS platforms on the market. We will combine our deep knowledge and excellent engineering skills to produce the next generation, open, scalable solutions for an industry that is never standing still.”

“We are well on our way to creating a world class business that will reinvent the global insights industry. With today’s announcement our Executive Leadership team is now complete and already in action,” concludes Kyle Ferguson, CEO of the newly merged business. 

The Executive Leadership Team comprises Kyle Ferguson, CEO, Chris Nagy, Global President and CFO, Noel Hamill, CMO, Giles Whiting, COO and MD of VOC/VOE, Zhana Baleva, MD of the Qualitative Business, Sara Cohen, CPO, Rebecca Wright, CLO, Henry Harbury, CPO, Torbjörn Andersson, MD of the Quantitative Business and Peter Myklebust, CTO.


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Global President and Chief Operating Officer appointed to the Leadership Team at Confirmit and FocusVision

March 29, 2021

Christopher Nagy and Giles Whiting have been appointed to the Leadership Team as Global President and Chief Financial Officer and, Chief Operating Officer respectively, for the newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision

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Global President and Chief Operating Officer appointed to the Leadership Team at Confirmit and FocusVision

March 29, 2021

Christopher Nagy and Giles Whiting have been appointed to the Leadership Team as Global President and Chief Financial Officer and, Chief Operating Officer respectively, for the newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the world’s leading research technology companies, combining to create a world class business that will reinvent the global insights industry.

Christopher Nagy, Global President and Chief Financial Officer, comments: “This is an exciting time to be building a new business. I am particularly delighted to see our ambitions take shape, having worked shoulder to shoulder with the team to make the merger a reality. As part of our Leadership Team, I am looking forward to leveraging the power and scale of both FocusVision and Confirmit to reinvent the global insights industry and to be a new leader in the field.”

Giles Whiting, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of VoC/VoE, said: “Two of the key strengths of our new business are our team and our technology. As COO I am committed to ensure these two cornerstones continue to grow and develop in ways that ultimately allow us to deliver valuable, actionable insights to our customers.”

“With careers that together span several decades and draw from financial services, data and technology companies, Chris and Giles bring incredible experience and knowledge to our new business and Leadership Team,” concludes Kyle Ferguson, CEO of the newly merged business. “I have no doubt they will also inspire both our colleagues and our clients as we build a truly world class organization together.”


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Confirmit Named CUSTOMER Magazine Product of the Year Award Winner for Fifth Consecutive Year

March 25, 2021

Recognized this year, Confirmit’s Digital Feedback solution enables smarter decision making by providing actionable insights in real-time

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Confirmit Named CUSTOMER Magazine Product of the Year Award Winner for Fifth Consecutive Year

March 25, 2021

New York, NY, Oslo, Norway and London, UK – March 25, 2021 – Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action, announced today that TMC has named Confirmit’s Digital Feedback solution as a 2021 CUSTOMER Product of the Year Award winner.

The CUSTOMER Product of the Year Awards recognizes innovative vendors and products which enable their clients to meet and exceed the expectations of their customers. Winners represent prominent players in the market who consistently demonstrate the advancement of technologies. Recognized this year, Confirmit’s Digital Feedback solution is flexible, easy-to-use and generates real-time insights that leverage a variety of survey types and features.

“We’re proud to have our solutions honored for the fifth year in a row and see this track record as a strong testament of our leadership in the industry and dedication to customer success,” said Kyle Ferguson, CEO of Confirmit and FocusVision. “Through Confirmit’s recent merger with FocusVision, the company is poised to reshape the global insights industry and we look forward to building on our successes by offering first-class, innovative solutions to our customers.”

“On behalf of both TMC and CUSTOMER magazine, it is my pleasure to honor Confirmit with a 2020 Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “Confirmit’s Digital Feedback solution has proven deserving of this elite status and I look forward to continued innovation from Confirmit in 2021 and beyond.”

A full list of 2021 CUSTOMER Product of the Year Award winners is available online.


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Zero-G appointed by New Merger Business in Market Research and Insights Space

March 22, 2021

Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the leading names in the Market Research and customer insights industry and newly merged, have appointed Dublin-based agency Zero-G as brand agency.

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Zero-G appointed by New Merger Business in Market Research and Insights Space

March 22, 2021

Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the leading names in the Market Research and customer insights industry and newly merged, have appointed Dublin-based agency Zero-G as brand agency.

The appointment will see Zero-G work to create a go-to-market brand for the new business.

Noel Hamill, CMO for Confirmit and the new business comments: "This is a really exciting time for us.  Working with Zero-G I know we will create an amazing brand that cuts across the noise of the category and redefines our sector. I'm looking forward to being able to demonstrate our passion and purpose with a brand story and identity that resonates as much with my colleagues as it does with our clients. We are building a business that is going places. Our new brand will clearly define who we are and what we are about today and in the future."

JP O'Malley, Insights Director at Zero-G adds: "This is a great opportunity to work with a highly motivated and engaged client team in its early stages of formation. Having worked previously with FocusVision, we have been able to lean into that experience and get up to speed quickly. The addition of Confirmit and Dapresy into the mix gives us a broader and richer canvas on which to work. The sum of the three gives us the possibility to shape something genuinely new and interesting for the industry.

"Our pitch and selection process was rigorous, and it was an absolute pleasure to talk to the talented people from all of the agencies that took part,” adds Hamill.

Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action, successfully completed the transaction to merge with FocusVision, a leading provider of customer insights technology ahead of the anticipated timeline. The deal has received full regulatory approvals.


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Confirmit and FocusVision Appoint Three Senior Executive Women to New Leadership Team

March 15, 2021

Zhana Baleva, Sara Cohen and Rebecca Wright have been appointed to the Leadership Team for the newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the world’s leading research technology companies.

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Confirmit and FocusVision Appoint Three Senior Executive Women to New Leadership Team

March 15, 2021

New York, NY, Oslo, Norway and London, UK — March 15, 2021 — Zhana Baleva, Sara Cohen and Rebecca Wright have been appointed to the Leadership Team for the newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the world’s leading research technology companies.

Zhana Baleva, Managing Director of the Qualitative Business comments: “We have all witnessed tectonic changes in our industry over recent years. More than ever, businesses need an agile partner who can marry phenomenal service with intuitive and easy-to-use technology solutions. Over the next few months, we will combine the knowledge and intellect of two remarkable Market Research software organizations and I can’t wait to share some of the innovations we’re working on. Being appointed to the Leadership Team is a great honor and I am delighted to be part of the team.”

Sara Cohen, Chief People Officer said: “We can build something really unique – as leaders in the Market Research technology industry – and create real opportunity for our people.  Internal mobility, learning and development, career advancement and a flexible work environment are all critical components for our success. I intend to not only contribute to the Leadership Team and our business, but to also inspire my colleagues, both women and men, to achieve the great things I know we are all capable of.”

Rebecca Wright, Chief Legal Officer added: “I am looking forward to joining my colleagues on the Leadership Team and pleased to be part of the executive group. I have always been determined that the Legal, Risk and Compliance team has an open-door policy. In our new business, we will be ensuring that we are a company that is easy to do business with. The Legal team will be a partner to all and aims to be a positive enabler to our future success.”

“Zhana, Sara and Rebecca are welcome members of the new Leadership Team,” concludes Kyle Ferguson, CEO of the newly merged business. “Each of these women have achieved great things and contributed enormously to our plans for our new business.  I am looking forward to working with them as we reinvent our industry.”


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M·E·L Research selects Confirmit to Drive Innovation and Growth

March 10, 2021

Leading social research and behavioral insights consultancy invests in the future of its quantitative research capabilities 

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M·E·L Research selects Confirmit to Drive Innovation and Growth

March 10, 2021

Leading social research and behavioral insights consultancy invests in the future of its quantitative research capabilities

London, UK, Oslo, Norway and New York, NY — March 10th, 2021 — Confirmit has announced that M·E·L Research has selected its technology solutions to drive growth and help it realize its ambition to make a positive difference to organizations, employees, customers and the wider society.  

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the team at M·E·L Research was determined to grow and provide flexible, agile project management, efficiencies in data processing, and innovation in providing insight to their clients. The company will harness a number of modules of Confirmit’s end-to-end research platform, including data collection through multiple channels, analytics, and data visualization tools.  

Simon Maydew, Commercial Strategy Director, at M·E·L Research said: “We’re very excited about the opportunities that working with Confirmit offers us. The ability to rapidly expand our telephone research capability by enabling home working, for example, is hugely beneficial, and the wide range of tools now at our fingertips ensure we’ll be able to meet the needs of any clients over the coming years.” 

M·E·L Research’s decision to partner with Confirmit as the preferred supplier was based on its innovative solutions, its market leading data security protections, and the outstanding user experience it provides to both respondents and data analysts. 

“We’re delighted to be supporting M·E·L Research as they work to deliver greater capacity and flexibility in their research capabilities,” added Torbjorn Andersson, Chief Product Officer at Confirmit. “Their ability and willingness to seek out and embrace new working practices in order to deliver insight to their clients is to be admired and we are proud to be a part of their story. We’re looking forward to working with them as they continue to innovate and evolve in what will certainly be a very successful future.” 

“In summary,” noted Maydew, “The Confirmit platform integrates with our ethos and will support flexible, agile project management, efficiencies in data processing, and innovation in providing insight to our clients. 


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