Rich Hamer is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Deft Research and a Managing Partner at Integrity Marketing Group.
After co-founding Deft Research in 2005, Rich served as its CEO until 2016. Rich now oversees marketing and market development efforts and provides valuable insight into some of Deft Research’s most complex research projects.
Before Deft Research, Rich enjoyed a 12-year career as an Executive Director of a managed care thinktank and market research organization. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Toronto.