Bob Fawson named one of 20 Researchers You Need To Know

Survey Magazine recognized Fawson as leader among market research peers.

Shelton, Connecticut, July 29, 2013 – Bob Fawson, Chief Access and Engagement officer at SSI, the leading provider of sample and data collection solutions for researchers, was named by Market Research Bulletin as one of “20 Researchers You Need To Know in 2013.” Fawson was identified in the July issue of MRB’s Survey Magazine.

“Bob is an outstanding researcher with a great deal of talent and expertise and it’s great to see him be recognized by a leading industry publication," says Chris Fanning, President and CEO of SSI. “SSI’s people and their expertise are why so many customers enjoy working with us, and Bob is a great example of the outstanding people SSI has on its team.”

R. Jon Leiman, Survey Magazine, editor says: “In today’s research environment, technologies and approaches to market research projects are more demanding than ever…and the expertise behind these unique techniques and methods is even more intriguing.”

As Chief Access Officer, Fawson is responsible for expanding the company’s portfolio of online sampling methods and improving methods for managing online panel inventories. He is well known throughout the industry for his expertise across many topics – from panel recruiting and sample routing to address-based sampling. He is frequently sought out to host webinars and present at conferences, as well as, he was moderator and conference co-chair of the CASRO Online Research Conference for the past three years.

About SSI
SSI ( is the premier global provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research, reaching respondents in 78 countries via Internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. Additionally, SSI staff operates from 26 offices in 18 countries, to offer CATI, questionnaire design consultation, programming and hosting, online custom reporting and data processing. SSI serves more than 3,000 clients worldwide.