Research Now Appoints CTO
Research Now has hired Kevin Murphy in the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He brings nearly 30 years of experience in the IT industry, most recently from ecommerce and payment solutions provider First Data Corporation where he was SVP of Retail and Alliance Services Product Delivery.
Murphy, who will be based at the panel specialist’s global HQ in Plano, Texas, worked previously as CIO at speciality retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., overseeing all IT concerns for the USA, Canada and Mexico. Prior to this he spent time at The Home Depot, Delta Technology and the Cards Division of Citibank, N.A. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida and an MBA from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business in New York.
President and CEO Chris Havemann comments: ‘Technology is a critical enabler of our strategy to bring the highest quality, innovative data collection and reporting capabilities to our market research clients worldwide. Kevin’s deep experience in delivering technology solutions will be a huge asset, and I am delighted to welcome him to the Research Now team.’
Research Now boasts more than 6 million panellists in 38 countries worldwide, and has 22 offices. The firm is online at www.researchnow.com .