Professional Development

Predictive Analytics Seminar – February 27, 2019 – Toronto

Keynote Speaker 

David Coletto is CEO and one of the founding partners of Abacus Data.

He manages the day-to-day operations and leads Abacus Data’s team of research consultants and strategists, delivering strategic advice and research design expertise to some of Canada’s leading corporations, advocacy groups, and political leaders. Mr. Coletto has almost a decade of experience working in the marketing research industry and is an industry leader in online research methodologies, public affairs research, corporate and organizational reputation studies, and youth research.

An outspoken proponent of transparency in the polling industry, Mr. Coletto regularly provides expert analyses of public opinion and research methodologies for media and organizations.

He has led research projects for organizations in many sectors including pharmaceutical, transportation, financial services, educational, natural resources, telecommunications, media, arts and cultural, tourism, and retail.

Earning a doctorate from the University of Calgary in 2010, Mr. Coletto is an adjunct professor at the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs at Carleton University where he teaches courses on polling and public opinion, political marketing, research methods, and designing public affairs strategies. He is also an instructor at the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management at Carleton University, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. 

In 2013, the Ottawa Business Journal and Ottawa Chamber of Commerce named him a Forty Under 40 in Ottawa.



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