Jamie Bedard is President and Chief Executive Officer of Reputation Institute. In this role, Mr. Bedard leads the global organization, including RI’s advice, research, measurement, analytics, sales, and marketing teams. He joined the company’s leadership team in January 2014 as President, Reputation Intelligence, where he rapidly accelerated the growth of RI’s client membership globally, while overseeing the launch of RI’s syndicated reputation research program that provides industry, benchmark and strategic research on reputation management and measurement. Mr. Bedard has more than 20 years of experience building innovative research advisory services, global marketing strategies and contextual content companies. Prior to Reputation Institute, he was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of JAZD Markets. Prior to JAZD, Bedard was President and CEO of Aberdeen Group where he led one of the most celebrated turnarounds in the online marketing sector. Bedard is on the Board of Directors of ValueCentric and on the Board of Advisors for Powered.com. Bedard earned a B.A. in Economics from Bates College and an MBA from Central Michigan University.