The first ingredient to innovation?
Experts in the field.

We continually strive to advance the industry’s collective knowledge, from theory to practice and from the laboratory to the marketplace. Each of our leaders possesses a deep well of knowledge, expertise, and relentless commitment to client success.

Leadership Team

Steve Jungmann, a seasoned leader in the CPG and Retail industries, holds the position of CEO at Curion. His impressive background makes him a driving force behind Curion's future success.
Keren's passion for learning, building client relationships, and delivering research excellence fueled her career journey from account manager to President throughout her years at Curion. Keren plays an integral role in defining Curion culture, expanding our impact, and maintaining our unmatched insights standards.
Chief Financial Officer
As a respected and established finance and operations executive backed with decades of experience, Brian has deep understandings in Finance, Operations, ERP system implementation, and process improvement to positively impact growth.
Chief of Staff
Tessa Wiegand leverages a rich background in leading and spearheading strategic initiatives across various industries, as well as advising top Fortune 500 companies on post-merger integrations and operational improvements.
SVP, Strategic Product Insights
With 15 years of sensory and consumer science experience, Katie specializes in creating strategic research plans based on business objectives and designing custom insight methodologies that propel growth.
SVP, Technology
After 20 years of executive technology and consulting experience, Jeff integrates technology and business acumen to lead Curion's network systems into the future.
SVP, Marketing & Consumer Experience
Patricia combines her strategic expertise, problem-solving skills, and natural aptitude for building partnerships to extend Curion's reach and drive lasting growth.
VP, Operational Excellence
Virginia’s virtuosity with people, business strategy, and consumer insights led her from project manager, to research director, then to Chief of Staff of Curion.
VP, Strategic Market Insights
For more than 15 years, Angela has injected creative approaches into methodology design and discussion facilitation.
VP, Strategic Product Insights
With over 20+ years of experience in the Innovation, Product Development, and Sensory Space, Maureen brings to Curion her keen eye for business growth, best practices, testing protocols, and efficient roadmaps for driving business performance.
VP, Research & Innovation
With over 15 years of Food and Sensory Science experience including a PhD earned from Cornell University, Michael guides Curion forward through his passion and expertise.
Director of People
Pam channels her love for people into human resource excellence. She heads talent acquisition, on-boarding, employee relations, and the Curion Culture Task Force.
AVP, Strategic Product Insights
Rachel brings extensive sensory and consumer end-to-end qualitative and quantitative testing experience and building meticulous studies that form dynamic product narratives.
Sr. Director, Strategic Market Insights
Andy brings 15 years of experience in quantitative methods and analysis, helping his clients arrive at powerful solutions through collaborative thinking and flexible problem solving.
Sr. Director, Strategic Market Insights
Kristy’s passion for making meaningful connections with consumers has been at the core of her research philosophy.
Sr. Client Relationship Director
Kari's diverse experience in sales and account management for Fortune 100 companies includes market and consumer research, strategy, and digital marketing.
Sr. Client Relationship Director
Kate's acumen for forming collaborative partnerships, passion for brand culture, and commitment to client needs have bolstered her stand-out career.
Sr. Director, Strategic Product Insights
A tenured CPG veteran, Rebecca leverages her field expertise to construct sensory and consumer studies that optimize product development, spark innovation, and empower clients' long-term growth.
Sr. Director, Strategic Product Insights
Shilpa utilizes her vast neurobehavioral knowledge to consumer research methodologies, passionate about human psychology and decision-making.
Sr. Director, Strategic Product Insights
Lauren Dooley-Brand, PhD has over 12 years of diverse industry experience. Her time at a global flavor supplier, global CPG company and food start-up provides a unique perspective on innovative and customized research solutions.
Sr. Statistician
“Tony provides statistical support to Curion’s researchers and analysts. He is intrigued by the link between sensory experience and mathematics.”
Director, Strategic Product Insights
Cris has a deep understanding of client’s needs, which comes from her passion and expertise with years of experience in qualitative, quantitative, and consumer claims experience in the personal care and cosmetics category.
Director, Strategic Product Insights
A true qualitative and quantitative research expert, Theresa leverages her extensive client-side experience and insights acumen to bridge the gap between clients and their consumers.
Director, Strategic Product Insights
Kristen applies her love of beauty, 15+ years of experience in custom market research, and tenacious work ethic to uncover key insights for clients in the personal care industry.
Director, Strategic Product Insights
An established consumer research professional, Tara drives results through her collaborative spirit and insights expertise.
Director, Strategic Product Insights
Emily’s vast product development, product insight, and consumer insight experience contribute to Curion's legacy of research excellence
Director, Strategic Product Insights
Rachel propels clients forward through her passion for food, curiosity for consumer preferences, and 20+ years of experience in sensory and product development.
Director, Strategic Product Insights
Upon joining Curion in 2021, Neeta brings her passion about applications of Sensory Science principles into researching various CPG categories.
Director, Strategic Product Insights
Passionate about understanding consumer behaviors and preferences, Jackie is committed to helping her clients make data-driven decisions and stay ahead in an ever-evolving market landscape.
Director, Strategic Market Insights
Amanda has more than 15 years of market research experience spanning industries including healthcare, travel, hospitality, CPG food and drink, foodservice and flavors and ingredients.
Client Relationship Director
A collaborative and insightful client partnership professional, Juliette brings four years of strategic account building experience within the Consumer Packaged Goods and retail space. Her aptitude for assessing client needs and problem solving has built the foundation for her long-lasting partnerships and success.
Client Relationship Director
Clements is passionate about helping his clients design and execute world-class research, hit deadlines, and exceed expectations with a focus on quality.
Sr. Client Relationship Director
With an extensive background in strategic account management, Meghann passionately works to further clients’ business objectives through collaborative partnerships.
Client Relationship Director
Megan is a passionate consultative seller, specializing in strategic account planning in the CPG industry to help her clients win time and time again.
Client Relationship Director
Devoted to client success and growth, Tom forms long-lasting client partnerships centered around unmatched insights.
Client Relationship Manager
With a robust foundation in client relationship management, Anna is dedicated to ensuring unparalleled customer satisfaction. Her passion lies in serving as a strategic partner for clients and consistently delivering impactful results.