Ron Tite

Founder, Chief Strategy & Creative Officer, Church + State

An entrepreneur, speaker, and best-selling author, Ron Tite has always blurred the lines between art and commerce. He has been an award-winning advertising writer and Creative Director for some of the world’s most respected brands including DoorDash, Fidelity, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Walmart, Volvo, and many others. He is founder and chief strategy and creative officer of Church+State, host and executive producer of the hit podcast, “The Coup”, and executive producer of the Canadian Screen Award-nominated documentary film, Fresh Water (Crave, 2021). In demand as a speaker all over the world, Ron speaks to leading organizations about creativity, disruption, leadership, and growth.

Session: Virtual Respondents Powering the Future of Creative Agency Insights

In a little more than a year, Generative AI has grabbed the attention of the research industry. Some organizations are embracing this technology, while others are watching from the sidelines with a mix of skepticism and curiosity. An emerging and controversial area is using Generative AI and proprietary models to simulate research activities with virtual respondents. Join Ron Tite, Church + State Founder and Chief Strategy & Creative Officer, and Steve Mast, Chief Product Officer at Sago, as they share key learning from a recent pilot and uncover how this technology can change the way we see insights and look at innovation.