Thomas Troch

Senior Research Innovator
InSites Consulting

Thomas is 'Senior Research Innovator' at InSites Consulting; with a background in industrial design he's on a quest to merge research with creativity. After managing online research communities for global clients like Unilever, Philips and Heineken he's now focussing on the role of research communities in the innovation funnel.

As an advocate of consumer-centric innovation, Thomas is guest lecturer at Artesis University College of Antwerp, Industrial Design Center (HOWEST), Katho, TUDelft, VUB and EHSAL Management School.

Thomas was nominated with his work by ESOMAR ("Research Effectiveness Award 2011" - 'Bringing consumers alive within Unilever R&D').