NEWS14 November 2022

MRII names Keller executive director

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US – The Market Research Institute International (MRII) has appointed Ed Keller as executive director, effective immediately.

Keller founded the Keller Fay Group, later acquired by Engagement Labs, in 2006. He was chief executive and director at Engagement Labs between 2016 and 2022 and is currently an adviser to several companies, including Suzy and Focaldata.

He takes over the MRII executive director role from Stephen Kraus, who has accepted a full-time professorship at the University of San Francisco.

Dan Coates, past president of MRII and search committee chair, said: “Ed’s strong thought leadership, experience, credentials, and connections to education and learning will help the MRII achieve our important mission.”

Keller said: “The MRII has evolved to meet the changing needs of the marketplace, offering cutting-edge content in multiple, learner-friendly formats. I am excited to lead this organisation in new directions that will prepare the next generation of leaders in our field for success.”