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Skandy Lunch & Learn: Market Research

Tuesday, July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Organized By Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Washington University)
Online Event


This webinar will focus on market research that provides relevant data to help solve marketing challenges that a business will most likely face–an integral part of the business planning process.

Presenter: Ed Lahue, MBA

Ed is the Innovation & Technology Counselor for the University of Missouri Extension, where he supports the Missouri Small Business Development Center in St. Louis. With 37 years of experience, he has an extensive background in innovation, strategic marketing, and branding. His industry experience includes consumer products, healthcare, and various industrial sectors.