Leslie Wood, Ph.D. - Chief Research Officer, Nielsen Catalina Solutions, USA

A pioneer and innovator in advertising analytics with more than 30 years of experience, Leslie Wood is responsible for research and development at NCS. This includes shaping the methodologies that keep the firm on the leading edge of marketing and advertising performance analytics, and playing a key role in envisioning future products.

She has won numerous awards, including the 2019 Erwin Ephron Demystification, 2017 Market Research Council Hall of Fame; recipient of two ARF Great Minds Awards, the President's Research Leadership Award in 2015 and an award for best JAR Paper on the Long-Term Effects of Advertising in 2016.