George Pappachen - EVP, Strategy & Corporate Development, Research Now, USA

George V. Pappachen is the Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy at Research Now, a global business intelligence company.

He develops strategies for the organization, both corporate-wide and within business units to drive accelerated growth. Among his responsibilities are ensuring the company stays on the leading edge of the rapidly evolving data-driven and multichannel marketing and market research landscape; evaluating new geographies and target markets; identifying and pursuing potential acquisitions and partnerships; and orchestrating new initiatives across various company functions, including sales, marketing, and product development.

George has substantial experience in technology, data, research, analytics, and global investments. Previously, he served as President of Global Products and EVP, Strategy and Business Development at Kantar Media. Before that, he was Global Strategy and Business Development Director for WPP’s Data Alliance.  Earlier in his career at WPP, he served as WPP’s first Global Chief Privacy Officer.

George received a Juris Doctor (JD) from St. John’s University and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and English from the University of Florida.