Audience Engagement Platform provider GMO Research has announced the appointment of Pratik Sharma as Executive Vice President of US and EMEA.

Pratik has worked with customers from high-growth, fast-scale businesses for over 20 years in consultancy and commercial roles within the data and insights industry. He has helped scale up many companies and organizations from single-digit-million turnovers to 80-plus million.

He is an expert in launching and building businesses from scratch. As an independent consultant, his last venture was supporting young and established organizations to get their businesses vetted and to grow during these challenging times. He has been part of some of the most respected industry leaders in an executive position – Toluna, Critical Mix, and Dynata, to name a few.

A consultative and operational executive leader, Pratik has a passion for helping clients grow and optimize their businesses through more innovative and effective delivery opportunities. He has been focused on driving growth through strategic partnerships to build long-standing scalable relationships. He also has a proven track record for hiring and nurturing the best industry talent to collectively create successful transformative businesses from start-up environments to fully operational, profitable entities.

Takashi Ito, Chief Global Officer, comments on the appointment: “We highly value the fact that Pratik has earned a great reputation of team-building and the best customer support experience during his 18+ years of experience in the industry. We believe that his expertise will be a driver of further growth in GMO Research’s Global business."