Joe Giacobbe


Senior Vice President, Global Panels

Joe Giacobbe is a seasoned leader with a track record of connecting human answers to business questions. He spearheads Schlesinger Group’s global panel strategy and growth, harnessing the capabilities of our vast panel assets and panel access capabilities to deliver recruiting results at the speed the market needs.

Today’s researchers seek flexible data solutions to meet a range of needs, from quick pulse checks to in-depth and longitudinal studies. Joe has a passion for ‘ResTech’ that optimizes agility and quality drivers across qual and quant respondent sourcing. He collaborates with our data science teams to add value to our clients’ global data collection outcomes, accelerating our already-broad profiling while deepening respondent engagement. Joe’s team also oversees custom online communities and focuses on formalizing Schlesinger’s initiatives to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in panel development and sampling.

A highly skilled panel strategist, Joe brings over 25 years of experience across respondent sourcing, panel growth and operations, product innovation, and strategic consulting. At GutCheck, he led a change management effort to support accelerated growth of its agile solutions. Before that, Joe worked at several leading marketing research companies, including Kantar, Vision Critical, and Ipsos, building and managing panels and custom communities and providing world-class customer support for clients.

Joe is based in Toronto, Canada. He volunteers at Habitat for Humanity, and his interests include skiing, obsessing over baseball sabermetrics, and trying to train his miniature dachshund, Lily.

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