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Kayla Sanoy

Senior Researcher

With a background in marketing, research, and the arts, Kayla approaches every client project with creativity, results orientation, and attention to detail. With extensive experience building relationships with non-profits and local businesses, she has a passion for cultivating meaningful connections. She brings this people-focused passion to research with a focus on empathy. She particularly enjoys applying qualitative research methods to shape the future of consumer technology.

Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I’m an American-Canadian dual citizen and spent my summers as a kid visiting family in western Canada.

Your favorite part of working at Bold Insight

The culture and team!

In your spare time you would absolutely do this:

Listen to The Pitch. I have listened to almost every episode and am obsessed with startup-based podcasts.

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

Canmore…more of a small mountain town than a city, but the skiing and views are amazing!

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Drinking coffee and listening to music.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include:

Stephen Colbert, Ryan Reynolds, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jennifer Lawrence

Long-term personal or professional goal?

Give a TEDx talk.

Any other facts to share?

I love trying new adventure sports! So far I’ve been skydiving, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dirt biking, and skiing. Heli-skiing is still on the list!

Read Kayla’s bold insights

Six unique benefits of rolling research  

Our team has seen an increase in requests for rolling research to support product design across multiple industries, from consumer goods to healthcare. We’ve seen firsthand the benefits of executing this model of research and why it can revolutionize the way product teams approach incorporating...

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