Beatrice Capestany, Senior Research Analyst, Touchstone Research

Connecticut – July 10th, 2018 – Touchstone Research announced today that Beatrice Capestany has joined the firm as Senior Research Analyst.  In this role, Capestany will execute a wide range of next gen quantitative and qualitative research studies and oversee Touchstone’s advanced research technologies and methodologies and development of new tools and applications.

Prior to working at Touchstone, Beatrice held a post-doctoral fellowship at the Duke Initiative for Science and Society. Beatrice has supervised project teams, mentored junior researchers, completed research projects, and communicated data insights to diverse audiences. She has spearheaded several studies investigating how humans interact with emerging technologies (AR/VR and neurotechnology), designed mixed-methods applied research projects and organized research initiatives to understand human behavior.

Beatrice holds a PhD in Psychology & Neuroscience from Duke University, and an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience & Behavior from Vassar College.  

“With her extensive research background, passion for new technologies, and high level of intelligence, Beatrice is the perfect addition to our team as we continue on our path of providing next gen research services and insights to our clients” states Touchstone Research president, Aaron Burch.  “She has already made significant contributions in a number of areas.  We are very excited to have her join our awesome team as we continue to take market research to the next level”

A few fun facts about Beatrice -she is an AR/VR enthusiast, speaks Spanish fluently and is an avid doodler 😊