Marketing Research Director
Lynn Gutstadt is Ascension’s LA-based Marketing and Media Research professional with over 30 years’ experience in market research insights for advertising, TV, social media, digital, and place-based media. She has held senior positions with major companies including Turner Broadcasting/CNN, Facebook, Premier Retail Networks (Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco), and CNET/CBS Interactive.
She brings to Ascension clients expertise in both primary and secondary research and is skilled in bringing together multiple streams of information to tell the revealing research story. Lynn is expert in direct to the consumer studies, and manages two online communities for major clients, developing and fielding quick turnaround quantitative and qualitative studies to drive growth.
Lynn holds an MA in Communication Research from Stanford University and a BA in Theater from the University of California at Riverside. She lives in LA with her husband and daughter.