Firm principal and founder Mary Ellen Bates is widely known as one of the world's leading business researchers. Mary Ellen has written hundreds of articles and white papers, conducted hundreds of speaking engagements related to research, and has provided expert comment on research topics to many media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Business Week, Forbes, National Public Radio, Wired, Computerworld, and more. Bates also routinely conducts workshops and training programs on various aspects of online and Internet research.
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