We are proud to announce that SKIMmers Kristy Ward and Jessica Huddleston have been named to the Significant Insights Global 30 Under 30 List of emerging leaders for 2023. Kristy, a Senior Research Manager, is based out of the Atlanta office, and serves as the US Brand Communications Lead. Jessica is a Market Research Manager in the company’s San Francisco office, and partners with global clients on brand communications research.  

This list acknowledges the next generation of rising stars in the market research industry, celebrating them for their contributions and talents. 

The Global 30 Under 30 list honors “those that not only stand out in their day-to-day roles, but who, very importantly, have made a contribution and an impact to the wider industry, and/or, who have used data and insights to help accelerate positive change in the world.” 

Kristy and Jessica are among 30 honorees across 16 countries who are seen as the insights professionals to watch in the future. 

“What an incredible honor to be named to the Significant Insights Global 30 Under 30 list for 2023! We are thrilled to be part of such an amazing group of market researchers and look forward to seeing them take on their roles as future leaders in our industry, in 2024 and beyond.“  – Kristy Ward and Jessica Huddleston 

Read more about Kristy and Jessica’s interests, career paths, and advice for the next generation of market researchers. 

“We are so pleased to have two SKIMmers included in the 2023 Significant Insights Global 30 Under 30 list. It’s a remarkable achievement to see them making an impact in the industry, being acknowledged for their work, and inspiring others along the way,” noted Jeff Haselum, US Managing Director. 

According to Significant Insights, a “huge number” of nominations were received worldwide, showcasing an inspiring group of talent. With a decade of experience or less, these honorees have truly capitalized on their time in market research to learn, grow, mentor others, and contribute to progressing the industry at large with their passion and expertise.