Rafael Gonzalez Joins Op4G as Senior Director of Client Development
Online market research panel, Op4G, is pleased to announce the addition of Rafael “Raf” Gonzalez as Senior Director of Client Development based in the Fairfield, Connecticut office.
Gonzalez joins the Op4G team bringing over 20 years of experience in the market research industry. He has 15 years of experience specifically in sampling services; from project delivery, panel recruitment, product development, to account management.
“I’m excited and humbled to join the bright team at Op4G. It’s a growing organization that is built on a non-profit panel model that allows me to marry my passion for research and community service together.” Exclaimed Gonzalez. “The products offered at Op4G are exactly what I’m looking forward to getting behind and bringing to the marketplace.”
Raf has a true passion for all the steps that go into delivering sample solutions. Prior to Op4G Gonzalez was Sales Director at Authentic Response and Full Circle Research where he managed key accounts. Gonzalez also spent years in the position of Senior Researcher at various companies including Kantar, IPSOS, and DoubleClick (acquired by Google in 2008). His expertise in the field helps him to understand the perspective and priorities of the clients he is supporting.
“We are excited to have Raf join the team here at Op4G.” Says VP Of Client Development at Op4G, Pete Aitkin. “He has several years of market research experience on both the sales and project management sides so he knows what our clients are looking for. We look forward to him leveraging his industry expertise and close-knit relationships to help Op4G continue its rapid growth."
Raf graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in Business and focus in Market Research. He is originally from Barcelona, Spain and has spent a few years in the Philippines as well. Currently, Raf resides in Fairfield, CT with his 2 sons. He's an active soccer player and coaches baseball and soccer all year round. Raf volunteers whenever he can for the local community.