Mike Coyne is the President and CEO of Lux Research. Mike has spent the majority of his career building technology-enabled information companies in multiple industries.
Prior to joining Lux Research, Mike was CEO of Quantia, Inc., a leading provider of physician engagement solutions for pharma and health systems, which was acquired by Merck’s Aptus Health division. Prior to Quantia, Mike was CEO of the data analytics business Verisk Health, where he spent 11 years. He was one of the primary architects of their growth and acquisition strategy, leading the company from niche player to multi-product market leader. Earlier in his career, Mike worked in corporate development at Verisk Analytics and as a practicing attorney in New York City.
Mike holds an MBA from Fordham University, a JD from St. John's University, and a BA from the College of the Holy Cross.
Stephen is the Chief Financial Officer of Lux Research. He came to Lux Research after 12 years at TowerGroup, a global advisory research firm focused on the financial services industry, where he was the CFO. At TowerGroup, Stephen was responsible for all financial administration, including guiding the firm through its global expansion, as well as its sale to Reuters in 1999 and MasterCard in 2004. Prior to TowerGroup, Stephen was a controller for Mercer Management Consulting and the Assistant Corporate Controller for Grubb & Ellis Company.
Stephen received his Bachelor's Degree from Bentley University and his MBA from the University of San Francisco. He is a CPA licensed in the State of Massachusetts and is a member of the AICPA and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Cort Isernhagen is the Managing Director for the Asia/Pacific region at Lux Research, based in Singapore. Prior to his role at Lux Research, Cort spent 15 years with IDC, in various positions, most recently as Vice President for IDC's Insights businesses with responsibility for Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. In this role he managed international research teams providing advice and guidance to executives supporting their technology investment and implementation plans. Cort has also held posts with Chinadotcom and International Data Group (IDG).
Cort holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Business from Hawaii Pacific University, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the American Graduate School of International Management-Thunderbird.
Kathleen is the VP Global Account Management. She is responsible for driving Lux's revenue growth and building a team that best serves our clients.
Kathleen is a proven sales & business leader with 15+ years of management experience in software, consulting, and technology services. Before joining Lux, Kathleen spent 5 years at Forrester Research where she led strategic account teams focused on developing long-lasting clients relationships built on delivering actionable insights that fuel growth.
Kathleen holds an MBA from Simmons College - Simmons School of Management.
Sean is the VP of Sales for Americas and EMEA, leading the team of global new business. This team is an exciting engine of growth for Lux, tasked with acquiring marquee business through challenging the thinking of prospects and clients alike, and driving bottom line results.
Sean is a determined sales & business leader with over 17 years of successful management and sales development experience in research, advisory services and consulting. Before joining Lux, Sean spent 10 years at Forrester Research where he led both enterprise and mid-market new business teams to over achievement year after year, while focusing on delivering a culture and environment of performance. His success was delivered through a dedicated and repeatable approach to process and pipeline management that drove new business acquisition while also demonstrating quality client growth for the business.
Sean holds an BS from Providence College.
Rachel Daricek is Vice President of Product Strategy, driving the vision, strategy, and execution of efforts to enhance and evolve the go-to-market approach for Lux Research products and services.
Rachel brings over 15 years of experience including product strategy & marketing, account management & sales, operational excellence, and consulting. Prior to joining Lux Research, Rachel spent nearly 7 years with Quantia, Inc (acquired by Physicians Interactive and re-branded as Aptus Health) in a variety of roles, most notably leading commercial product strategy and client services. She also previously held consulting roles and has worked closely with clients from many globally recognized organizations in pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, and other industries.
Rachel holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, an MEM (Masters of Engineering Management) in Product Innovation and Design from the Kellogg School of Management/McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University.