Nineteen Insights is the marketing research and advisory firm run by Nate Elliott. For two decades Nate has worked at the leading edge of marketing and technology. He helps brands create great marketing programs and helps technology vendors build great products.
Before launching Nineteen Insights, Nate was VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester, where he developed big ideas like the Marketing RaDaR and The Database of Affinity and then helped marketers implement those ideas. Over 12 years he led Forrester’s coverage of social media, European marketing, and rich media and video advertising. In 2003 he founded JupiterResearch’s coverage of search marketing. Nate created Forrester’s Social Technographics Score data model and ran the annual Forrester Groundswell Awards. Previously he developed online ad products and standards for DoubleClick (now Google), Macromedia (now Adobe), and the IAB.
Clients and the media call on Nate to provide insight into digital marketing and media. He has been quoted in lots of places, speaks at big events like SXSW, NEXT Berlin, and Ad:Tech, and has been called “one of the most influential social media analysts in the world.”
Nate was born in Syracuse, NY, and studied computer mediated communication at Cornell University. He's worked in New York, London, Berlin and Vancouver. In his spare time he cooks at St. Joseph's Soup Kitchen and helps disabled people learn to sail on Jubilee Sailing Trust tall ships.