Leigh KesslerVP of Business Development at Mercury Analytics
Leigh Kessler is the VP of Business Development at research technology firm Mercury Analytics. Leigh has overseen and informed corporate, policy and campaign research and branding strategies for clients including Microsoft, McKinsey and Co. Johnson & Johnson, Duke Energy, GE, Monsanto, Friends of the Global Fund, Democracy Corps, NARAL, Kraft, TUMS, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Broadway, and the NYC Department of Health. He has also led two different CRM technology firms to recognition on INC. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private companies.
A former nationally touring headline comedian and recognized pop-culture expert, Leigh has appeared on numerous TV shows including VH1's "Best Week Ever," CNN's "Showbiz Tonight," Discovery Channel & Sirius Radio. He is a frequent speaker & presenter on branding, technology, and audience development.