About Us

We are sharp, agile strategists/market researchers with an unconventional approach to addressing research and marketing challenges.

We are fascinated by people, their behavior and believe everyone has a unique story to tell.

We’ve been around since 2004 and worked on big brands, little brands and everything in between.

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What We Do


  • Deep Engagement Focus Groups Triads/Dyads/One-on-Ones
  • In-Depth Ethnographies
  • Dynamic Online Focus Groups
  • Fun and Engaging Ideation Sessions
  • People-Centric™ Research Communities
  • Imaginative Co-Creation Sessions Involving Shop-Alongs
  • Revealing Mobile Diaries
  • Spirited Product Development Explorations
  • Deep Dive Usability Studies
  • Rapid Strategy/Product Development Projects
  • Community Explorations (e.g., exploring/mapping out friends/family connections)
  • Highly Integrated Qualitative/Quantitative Studies
  • Our Work

    A sampling of what we’ve done so far

    Our Experience

    We have been lucky enough to work with major, visionary brands.

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    Toyota Logo
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    Mercedes Logo
    Participant Media Logo
    Google Logo
    Dominos Logo
    Truth Campaign Logo
    Ketel One Logo
    Hyundai Logo
    EA Games Logo
    Adobe Logo

    We’ve also worked with leading creative agencies:

    Deutsch Logo
    TBWA Logo
    Crispin Logo
    Goodby Logo
    72 and Sunny Logo

    We have completed projects across multiple categories.

    Automotive Technology CPG QSR
    Spirits Telecom Entertainment Retail
    Education Insurance Travel Gaming

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    Let’s Talk:

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    P: 323.465.5060

    Patrick O’Neal

    P: 323.465.5060
    C: 310.500.6631
    7083 Hollywood Blvd.
    First Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90028
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