Our Leadership

Genius Research is led by a seasoned, innovative and a strong executive management team with unparalleled experience in strategic market research. Our management team's breadth of experience and strong academic excellence aids Genius Researchin clearly understanding the challenges faced by clients. Our staff's complementary disciplines include marketing, operational, financial, and of course statistical and mathematical roles

Mr. Prashant Jambhale
Founder, Director - Research & Operations
  • With over 20 years of extensive experience in Market research and Fieldwork and 10 year experience in Research designing, now he is responsible for designing research strategy basis on client objectives till report submission.
  • Prashant has been involved in both client and supplier side market research. He has managed over 2000 market research projects with IMRB, TNS, Nielsen, MB, IPSOS, along with many research organizationsand clients across India.
  • He is involved from understanding and refining client objectives, methodology design, implementation management, analysis, reporting and follow-up. From 2002 he has successfully completed 20 Years in Market Research and he is adept at anticipating client needs, and eliciting the information that will assist team members in planning quality questionnaires to achieve actionable results. These day-to-day liaisons are responsible for overall management and delivery of the completed projects.
  • He possesses vast experience in quantitative research management with a specialty in high-technology, software, telecommunications and financial services. He has had direct experience in all phases of research including moderating focus groups, one-on-one interviews, designing and analyzing surveys.
  • Prashant holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering.
P. Sandeep
Head – Sr. Researcher & New Business Development
  • With over 10+ years of market research experience, Sandeep, a veteran marketing researcher, responsible for GENIUS RESEARCH’s client relationships, sales & marketing efforts, building strategic alliances and new business development. He expert in desinging research for Brand tracking, Brand Health, Media evaluation, Media Impact, NPS, CSAT etc..
  • A visionary with a mission to excel with trust and confidence. Travelled extensively overseas on business, he has an extremely good understanding of global markets with an exceptional experience in Marketing.
  • Sandeep holds a MBA Marketing from Pune University. He is specialist in Research & Data Analytics and International Sales & Marketing.
Rakhi Salunke
Research Analyst
  • Rakhi performs high-level research design, analysis, and reporting for complex projects requiring multivariate statistical analysis. This involves programming web surveys, writing questionnaires and research reports, and making marketing recommendations based on research data. She also supports the research manager in designing new research products and analytical techniques.
  • With over 6 years of market research experience in primary research for a variety of industries, she offers GENIUS RESEARCH clients the unique ability to blend complex statistical theories with practical business applications. She is an expert at analyzing market information and has extensive experience in all areas of research, including business development, proposal writing, data collection, project management and final report writing.
  • Rakhi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, PGDBA in Marketing from Symbiosis College, Pune.
Dhanshri Thombare
Head Qual Research - Client Servicing
  • Dhanshri is accountable for the strategic direction of the Company overseeing the business growth across regions. With over 10 years’ experience in business and market research, research advisory services and consulting, she has successfully led a management buyout in July 2011 with the objective of creating an enhanced platform to accelerate GENIUS RESEARCH’s global growth initiative.
  • Her passion for using technology to create new information collection and reporting offerings for clients, as well as improve productivity and quality, led to accelerated company growth. Dhanshri is committed to ensuring that GENIUS RESEARCH stays on the leading edge of helpful technology that can improve the company’s abilities to fulfill our clients’ needs for quick, reliable and useful research-based information.
  • Dhanshri holds a degree in MCA of Pune University and MBA from Welingkar Institue.
Amar H
Quantitative Researcher
  • With over 8 years of market research experience, Amar delivers superior service and research products that give our clients a competitive edge. Acclaimed for his skill in designing, implementing and presenting custom market research studies, he has unique proficiencies in conducting quantitative marketing research, utilizing a wide spectrum of research methodologies and techniques. He experts in designing Conjoint analysis & SPSS tool. He delivers research products that employ cutting-edge methodologies that advance the critical business insights of the firm’s clients.
  • An integral part of the team that designs new research products and analytical techniques, with a passion for seeking out new methodologies that will enhance research results and open new pathways of opportunity for our clients. He has an extensive background in marketing (research, strategy and customer satisfaction), rich research experience in Agriculture, Consumer Durables, FMCG, hospitality, and retailing industries.
  • Amar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Marketing