Mitch Eggers, Ph.D.
Mitch brings a broad range of experience to his position of Chief Scientist at GMI. He has been the President of Island Consulting LLC, a consulting company in the early-stage technology sector. His recent clients included a venture capital firm, a call center company, a solid-state polymer memory device company and an electronic document management company.
Mitch has served as Chief Operating Officer and as a Director of an online e-commerce company, and was an early investor and Director of Intelispan Inc., a secure private networking company that raised over $35 million and was sold to a NASDAQ 100 company. Mitch was also a Founder and served as a Director of iSecuritas Inc., an online security and courier company. From 1991 to 1995, before his career as an entrepreneur, Mitch was a Research Demographer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva, Switzerland. Before that, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Population Research Center, University of Chicago.
He earned his Ph.D. in 1990 at the University of Pennsylvania, and has co-authored several published research articles in leading journals.
December 3, 2012
Pants on fire: Testing UntruthfulnessBy Mitch Eggers, Ph.D., Chief Scientist
Part 3 in our series, So Many Variables, So Little Time: A practical guide to what to worry about when conducting multi-country studies In multi-country studies, untruthfulness presents the largest potential corrupting influence to accurately measuring any form of low incidence personal behavior, second only to basic cross-cultural response bias. Our Read More...
Category: Data Quality, Panel Quality, Panel Retention, Research on Research
Posted on December 3, 2012