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Gian Fulgoni receives Honorary Degree

Gian Fulgoni and Angus Laing

16 December 2016

Global entrepreneur Gian Fulgoni has been made an honorary Doctor of Science in the recent graduation ceremony.

A graduate of Lancaster University Management School, Gian Fulgoni has been a successful entrepreneur in the global market research industry for more than 40 years.

He built two successful companies that have been floated on the NASDAQ stock exchange – Information Resources, Inc and comScore, Inc, where he is currently Chief Executive Officer.

His approach has revolutionised market research by pioneering the use of new technologies. These have improved the sales and marketing practices of companies worldwide, enabling them to provide consumers with improved products and service.

In 1992, he received the Wall Street Transcript Award for outstanding contributions as CEO in enhancing the value of the market research firm IRI for the benefit of its shareholders.

In 2008, Gian Fulgoni was inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame and named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

He has also served on the boards of public companies in the software, consumer electronics, pet products, marketing services and market research industries.