Aimpoint Research provides thought-provoking insights for leaders across the agri-food value chain through credible, engaging presentations and regularly share the findings from our thought leadership platforms Farmer of the Future, Next Gen Consumers, and Food Power. Our team of professional speakers are available for meetings, conference presentations and other organizational engagements.
Building from our thought leadership platforms as foundational pillars, we work collaboratively with our clients to dive deeper, consider impacts and facilitate organizational change. We provide audiences the benefit of our industry-wide context and expertise.
Brett Sciotto leads a team of former military intelligence officers, agricultural experts, and market research professionals as they work to empower intelligence-driven organizations. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a former Army Intelligence Officer, Brett brings a practical, results-oriented approach to the civilian business world.
Brett's Signature Presentations: Food Power, Farmer of the Future, Next Gen Consumers, Future State of Lending
In his role as Executive Advisor, Ray Starling serves as an invaluable resource on public policy and legal developments that have the potential to impact the agri-food value chain. He is available for special events, select client engagements, and speaking opportunities. He continues to serve as general counsel of the NC Chamber and president of the NC Chamber Legal Institute as well.
Ray's Signature Presentations: Farmers Versus Foodies, Five Things to Watch in Ag Economics, Consumer Perceptions of Agriculture
Gregg Doud brings an unparalleled global perspective and economic expertise to the team. He works closely with members of the Executive Intelligence Network (EIN) and plays a major role in the development of its thought leadership priorities. Prior to joining Aimpoint Research, Gregg served in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative as Chief Agricultural Negotiator with the rank of U.S. Ambassador.
Gregg's Signature Presentations: Agricultural Economics, Geopolitics, Global Trade
As President of Aimpoint Research, Scott leads the organization in its mission to empower intelligence-driven organizations and give clients a competitive advantage. Scott is a tenured leader with more than 25 years of organizational leadership experience. He has served in organizations ranging from the United States Army, to small boutique data warehousing consulting firms and large enterprises with diverse roles including Marketing, Operation, Business Systems and Sales.
Scott's Signature Presentations: Farmer of the Future, American Food Power, Agri-Food Resiliency Planning, Next Gen Consumer, Future State of Lending
In his role as Chief Operations Officer, Colonel (retired) Mark Purdy is responsible for day-to-day operations, research oversight and accountability toward achieving organizational goals. Mark’s vast experiences range from leading combat units over multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan to managing multi-billion-dollar security assistance portfolios that included procurement, managing the supply chain and government regulatory compliance. Mark also served as Director of Wargames at the U.S. Army War College providing actionable solutions to top national security dilemmas.
Mark's Signature Presentations: Geopolitics, Farmer of the Future, American Food Power, Next Gen Consumers
As Director of Communications, Jennifer is responsible for the development and implementation of a communications and marketing strategy and overseeing initiatives including brand development, messaging, positioning, go-to-market strategies, and integrated communication plans. She is an experienced group facilitator and regularly speaks at meetings and conferences about the future of agriculture and industry-specific trends.
Jennifer's Signature Presentations: Farmer of the Future, Next Gen Consumers, Future State of Soy, Topic-Specific Intel Briefing