Jasmeet Sethi, a regional manager of consumer insights for Ericsson, based in India, framed his presentation around a quote from Soumitra Dutta of Cornell University: “Innovation happens in two situations — either you’re desperate or you’re inspired!”

Jasmeet said, “This is very apt if you look at what we are doing today. We are all desperate to make an impact on our business.” Jasmeet decided to illustrate the quote by sharing a day in his life when he was doing field research in India and a day in his life with his nephew.

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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.