Sam’s 15 + years of market research industry experience spans across a broad range of data collection services including quantitative, qualitative, online communities, mobile and specialty panels (consumer, B2B, healthcare, etc). A more complete bio can be found further below. As a result, Sam’s extensive industry experience, understanding of client needs, attention to detail and creativity, we are confident in his abilities to provide you with innovative and flexible solutions that deliver results.
Along with this exciting change, SmartPoint Research will also offer exclusive access to the HealthViews Market Research Panel.
Over the years, SmartPoint Research has built a reputation in the industry as a reliable and service oriented company. We are known for our creative recruitment techniques and unique project management process that consistently deliver unrivaled results. With a high energy and adaptive project management team coupled with Canada’s largest panel of healthcare professionals, the HealthViews Market Research Panel, SmartPoint Research is now positioned to fully manage your healthcare sampling and data collection requirements in addition to our current services.
The market research services offered by SmartPoint Research include recruitment of consumers for patient sample, gen pop, or B2B studies, as well as extensive experience recruiting for traditional and online qualitative research. As a result we can now provide a true one-stop shop for all your market research projects, including:
- Project management and fieldwork;
- SmartPoint Research state of the art focus group facility in Vancouver and centralized facility reservations for studies in other Canadian cities
- Quantitative sample and qualitative recruitment nation-wide with consumers, business professionals, healthcare professionals and patients;
- Moderation; and
- Survey programming and hosting in Confirmit Survey Software, Fluid Surveys, or Sawtooth Software for conjoint and MaxDiff studies.
To learn more about these exciting changes, or to request a quotation, please contact:
Sam Rai, Vice President
Office: 855-484-4111 ext. 1304
SmartPoint Research is proud to welcome Sam Rai to the team, as Vice President. Sam is an accomplished market research professional with an extensive background in our industry.
His professional career began at Ipsos where he was part of a research team that specialized in customer satisfaction and loyalty. Building on his client management and creative problem solving skills, he pursued a career specializing in the data collection and sampling side of research as an Account Manager with Research Now. Known for his market expertise, a reputation for delivering results and his charismatic personality, Sam’s success led him to take on the role of Senior Director of Client Development at Toluna, where he was solely responsible for managing the growth of their Canadian business.
Over the past 15+ years, Sam has become knowledgeable across a broad range of data collection services including quantitative, qualitative, online communities, mobile and specialty panels (consumer, B2B, healthcare, etc). Sam’s expertise has been in consulting with clients by recommending the most appropriate data collection solutions, providing guidance on the optimal approach for the recruitment of market research participants and overall an excellence in execution.
As a result, Sam’s extensive industry experience, understanding of client needs, attention to detail and creativity allow him to go above and beyond to provide his clients with innovative and flexible solutions that deliver results.