Corrine Sandler is the founder and CEO of Fresh Intelligence Research Corp, an intelligence gathering company that empowers decision makers with immediate, actionable and innovative market research. Fresh Intelligence is recognized by Fortune 500 companies for fast turnarounds, innovative research methodology and commitment to solving client needs.
Founded in 2004, Corrine has spearheaded Fresh Intelligence to incredible success – 453% growth in 2011 - leading the company to a ranking of #20 on PROFIT Magazine’s HOT 50 in 2012. Corrine is the only female CEO in the list’s top 20, and one of only three women on the entire list.
Corrine was voted one of Women’s Post’s “Top 20 Woman to Watch in 2012” and was voted best presenter at the ESOMAR Global Conference in Berlin in 2011. She is a finalist in the 2012 RBC Canadian top Entrepreneur awards and ranked 20th in this year’s 14th annual W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine. She sits on the Advisory Board of the Humber College Research program and is a Path to Purchase Institute Faculty Member (USA).
With over 20 years’ experience, Corrine has established a reputation for unparalleled consumer understanding and insight development. She has worked with some of the world’s finest companies such as Sun Life Financial, Nestle, Pepsi and Disney and their market-leading products and brands to develop innovative, sustainable and profitable consumer, brand, corporate and trade strategies for diverse industries and product categories. Corrine is a visionary in her field, constantly pushing boundaries in product development to enhance the industry she is so passionate about.
A recognized industry leader, Corrine is a highly sought-after passionate speaker around the world, covering numerous topics, including “No War in the World Has Been Won without Intelligence” (Retail Council of Canada, Toronto and Vancouver) “The Magical Effects of Insights – Penetrating Truths” (Shopper insight Conference, Belgium Brussels) and ” (Las Vegas, Boston, New York). Other speaking engagements include ESOMAR ANNUAL Congress, (Toronto,2011), CEE Research Forum 2012 (Poland, 2012), Shopper Marketing Summit (Chicago, 2012) and MRIA, (Newfoundland, 2012).
Corrine Sandler is also an expert guest writer, writing regular columns for Strategy (Retail on the Couch) and Marketing Magazine (online columnist). She writes regularly for VUE, (official publication of MRIA – Market Research and Intelligence Association), and Canadian Grocer, published by the Rogers Communications. Corrine has appeared on numerous radio shows and was featured on Professionally Speaking TV. Corrine has also published three white papers: “Research 3.0 Neuroscience and Psychotherapy Glocalization”: “Measuring Global Brands Adaption to Local Cultures” and “Global Research Transition.