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Carolyn Galvin | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 20, 2012

Carolyn Galvin

Market Research & Competitive Analysis
   United States
  |   Bainbridge Island, WA
  |  4:45 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $110

* Conduct in-depth primary and secondary research on wide-ranging topics, primarily in the IT market.
* Studies utilize primary and secondary research and include corporate financial data, key market players, competitive positioning/differentiation, and innovative technology approaches, along with analyses of industry structure, dynamics, segmentation, strategic partnerships and growth drivers/impediments.
* Primary research relies on in-depth telephone & face-to-face interviews with senior executives, including customers, providers,...

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Tested
* Market Research
* Market Analysis
* Competitive Analysis
* Competitive Intelligence
* Customer Satisfaction
*Win/Loss Analysis and Reporting
* Enterprise Mobility
* Mobile Device Management
* Segmentation
* Trend Analysis

Employment

Galvin Consulting, LLC
Principal
2008 - Present
- Publish in-depth syndicated and client-driven research studies on wide-ranging topics, including CIO & CISO spending patterns for Wall Street analysts; enterprise mobility management; mobility in...
University of Maryland University College
Adjunct Associate Professor
2007 - Present
- Teach international business courses online to undergraduate students worldwide. Courses include Multinational Management, Global Business, and Business Ethics. - Consistently highly ranked...
Juniper Networks
Analyst Relations Manager
2001 - 2001
- Provided quarterly worldwide market shipment & market share statistics to Industry Analysts. - Managed all market research contracts with outside vendors.
Alcatel-Lucent
Portfolio Manager
1999 - 2000
- Managed ongoing portfolio and budget planning for over 50 cost centers worldwide. - Provided framework for building/executing key marketing strategies and actions to advance division's market...
Alcatel-Lucent
Competitive & Market Analysis Manager
1998 - 1999
- Managed 5-person Market and Competitive Analysis team. - Summarized syndicated research to provide worldwide market and competitive assessments, market share analyses, market sizing/growth...
Alcatel-Lucent
Market Analyst (Service Provider)
1997 - 1998
- Responsible for identifying and analyzing major market trends, significant customer and end-user issues, market drivers and dynamics, and developments related to the voice messaging regulatory...
Alcatel-Lucent (Octel Communications)
Market Analyst (Enterprise)
1996 - 1997
- Served as point person for worldwide market-related requests for Enterprise voice messaging data, including market size and share, market trends, and industry forecasts. - Implemented...
Alcatel-Lucent/Octel Communications
Competitive Analyst
1995 - 1996
- Responded to strategic and tactical requests for competitive information companywide. - Authored competitive sections of annual Strategic Plan and weekly "CompetiFax" newsletter. - Represented...
Frost & Sullivan
Industry Manager and Senior Industry Analyst
1994 - 1995
- Managed industry analysts' research, forecasts, & reports in aerospace/transportation market. - Authored syndicated & custom research studies, including a report on the worldwide magnetic search...
US Government
Intelligence Officer
1989 - 1992
- Authored current & long-term intelligence assessments for the US President & his cabinet; provided daily oral briefings to senior State Department officials on key international events.

Education

Thunderbird School of Global Management
Master of International Marketing
- 1994
Georgetown University
Master of Arts, Liberal Studies
- 1991
Hood College
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
- 1988

Keywords

market research
competitive intelligence
customer satisfaction research
business writing
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