The principals are Kimberley and Brian Cavoto
, who both have years of experience working as consultants and teachers helping commercial, academic, and government organizations make sound data-driven decisions.
Brian Cavoto, Ph.D., Principal
is currently expanding his
advisory role to providing direct client services, applying his
years of experience and expertise in research and analytics.
Prior to joining the Noise Doctors full-time, Brian was the head of the Portland, OR office of YouGov America, a London based company that acquired Definitive Insights, a company Brian co-founded in 2009.
The Portland hub has approximately 20 employees, with the mission of providing a hybrid offering that combines market research, consulting/industry knowledge, and business intelligence under a single roof.
Previously he was a Senior Partner at Momentum Market Intelligence, based in Portland, OR.
headed up one of the technology-focused teams, providing consulting services to clients such as Microsoft, Avaya, Nokia, and T-Mobile
Prior to that, Brian headed up the Research & Analytics group at Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence in San Diego.
led a team who conducted custom analytics and primary research for many of the largest IT and telecommunications companies in the world.
worked with clients such as Microsoft, Avaya, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, HP, and Intel
Prior to Harte-Hanks, Brian worked for a start-up company in Boston called DiscoverWhy where he helped launch a new software application for conducting research over the Internet using streaming video.
Brian also worked as a statistical consultant for SPSS, where he provided statistical and methodological consulting to clients in a wide array of industries.
career working in academia in the Boston area, where he
taught classes in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and published articles in several leading academic journals.
Brian earned his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Tufts University, and his bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut.
Brian Cavoto, Ph.D