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Schlesinger Promotes Head of Online Qualitative Services
July 22, 2015Jason Horine has been promoted to Vice President, Client Development for Schlesinger’s Online Qualitative Solutions Division. Jason will be responsible for optimizing client success in online qualitative. In addition to his quantitative services, Jason’s new role will focus on client partnership, operational excellence and developing the company’s strategic partnerships with providers of leading and cutting-edge online qualitative research technology. Jason joined Schlesinger Associates in 2002 and has demonstrated a track record of increased responsibility and success in qualitative services.

Evolution Consulting & Research Welcomes Two New Senior Research Consultants
July 22, 2015 – Biopharmaceutical consulting and research firm Evolution Consulting & Research, based in Blue Bell, Pa., recently welcomed Joe Ford and Christine Holcomb as senior research consultants. Ford joins Evolution with more than 15 years of primary and secondary marketing research experience across a number of health-related industries, including pharmaceuticals. Holcomb is a seasoned researcher with both pharmaceutical and medical device market research expertise.

Ford’s background in primary research includes patient and physician segmentation, message and concept testing, positioning, and choice studies. He has managed projects with many of the largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and across a vast cross-section of therapies including diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV, obesity, schizophrenia, women’s health, cardiology, and pain management. Most recently, Ford was Vice President of Insights and Analytics at an advertising agency serving the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and he previously held market research positions at a number of other firms.

Holcomb is responsible for managing and designing domestic and global qualitative and quantitative studies. During her career, she has developed proficiency in a variety of methodologies, including new product development, positioning, message and concept testing, brand image, sales aid testing, and market assessment studies.  Holcomb is adept at conducting research with a broad range of respondent types, including opinion leaders, physicians, nurses, patients/consumers, executives, and sales representatives.  Prior to joining Evolution, she worked as a subcontractor with a major pharmaceutical company market research team, responsible for monitoring the top 13 markets.  She has also worked as a pharmaceutical market research consultant.