2017 CEO SUMMIT January 23-25, 2017 in Miami Beach
Deal or No Deal!
Eric Grosgogeat — PE Advisors
Chief Executive Officer, PR Advisors
Eric Grosgogeat is a successful Private Equity Chief Executive Officer. He has partnered with four PE firms, consistently generating strong ROI, most recently as CEO and President of FocusVision Worldwide, the leading global provider of technology solutions for the market research industry. Under his leadership, the company grew 4‑fold through acquisitions, global expansion and the launch of new services.
Rob Stone - Grail Insights
CEO, Grail Insights
Board Chair for 2018, Rob is CEO of Grail Insights, a division of Integreon. He is a longtime contributor to the advancement of the profession, including volunteer service to both MRA and CASRO, as well as frequent speaking engagements at industry conferences.
During more than 20 years in the research community, Rob has been a passionate advocate for informing business decisions through innovative research practices.
Jesse Herman — Court Square Capital
Partner, Court Square Captial
Mr. Hermann joined Court Square in June 2013 as a Resource Partner. His expertise spans manufacturing, distribution, software and business services industries. His specific company experience includes Founder and CEO of icarz, a SaaS distribution management software company (now a division of ebay), CEO of General Automotive, the largest switch and lock manufacturer in North America (sold to Echlin/Dana Corp), consultant at Zolfo Cooper performing interim CEO turnaround assignments around the world, Bain and Company, and, immediately prior to Court Square, Managing Director at Thomas H.
Steve Schlesinger – Schlesinger Group
CEO, Schlesinger Group
Steve Schlesinger has been in the marketing research industry for more than 30 years, starting his career as a project manager and then working his way up to lead Schlesinger Group for the past 20 years. As CEO, Steve has created the vision and strategy for Schlesinger Group as the world’s leading data collection company.