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David Albert Joins Big Village Insights as Managing Director

November 19, 2019

NEW YORK, November 19th, 2019 – Big Village, a global advertising, technology and data company, today announced that research industry veteran, David Albert, has been appointed Managing Director of Big Village Insights, its research and data services company. He is charged with leading the North American business advisory and development teams, who work closely with their clients, designing research programs and turning insights into action that drive their businesses forward. David Albert reports directly to Don Simons, CEO, Big Village Insights North America.

“We are thrilled to welcome David to the team, an industry veteran with years of experience and a diverse background in research, strategy, product development and team leadership, he will be imperative to the future growth of the business,” said Don Simons, CEO, ENGINE Insights North America.

Before joining Big Village, David Albert spent over 20 years at GfK, one of the world’s leading market research organizations, in a variety of research, product development, training, sales and team leadership roles. His most recent position at GfK was Chief of Staff, North America, where he led the development and implementation of the region’s strategy.

While at GfK, he also served as GfK’s Managing Director (2016-2017), leading a team of 25 insight professionals responsible for syndicated and custom insight solutions. In addition, he led GfK’s Research Development Program, where he was responsible for leading training and development of its custom research staff. He also held the position of GfK’s Director of Data & Insights Integration where he established a department designed to build new integrated solutions.

“I’m excited to join Big Village and to be leading a group of talented research professionals who work with clients representing the B2B, Consumer and Retail, Financial Services, Technology and Transportation industries,” said David Albert, Managing Director, Big Village.


About Big Village 

Big Village is a global advertising, technology, and data company. Driven by our diverse group of experts, we provide a new way of working by bringing programmatic solutions, media, insights, and creative all under one roof. Big Village is headquartered in New York and has 12 offices across North America, Europe, and Australia. Find out more at   


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