Christopher Barnes

Christopher Barnes

Chris Barnes is president of Escalent. He has a deep background in market and public opinion research, including co-founding the Center for Survey Research and Analysis at the University of Connecticut where he led ongoing studies on the business climate presented to regional economists quarterly. He has led studies for many of the nation’s top companies in insurance, banking, wealth and health insurance sectors. His studies have appeared frequently in the national media, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times and Time cover stories. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Kenyon College and a master's degree in political science with a concentration in survey research at the University of Connecticut.

Areas of Focus

Market Research, Public Opinion Research, Survey Research, Financial Services, Insurance, Banking, Wealth, Health Insurance, Fintech


2023 Intellus Worldwide Institute: Where Great Minds Meet
Intellus Worldwide – Chicago
IA Corporate Researchers Conference

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