Gil Haddi ghaddi www.trendhunter.com/ghaddi Toronto, Ontario //cdn.trendhunterstatic.com/avatars/m/101/avatar_101918.jpeg Director, Research Services TrendHunter.com
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Gil Haddi

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I work with a variety of clients across many industries, researching trends in targeted consumer segments, interactive retail, marketing and product innovation.
I've interviewed hundreds of Fortune 500 executives including CEOs and VPs from brands like Ritz-Carlton, Virgin Atlantic and Gruppo Campari, exploring what drives them to push harder and be disruptive in their industries.
In my past role as a Contributing Editor, I published over 2,800 articles that received over 15 million views and counting. I then moved on to Research Manager where I was thrilled to deep dive into cutting edge trends and innovations for my clients, uncovering emerging consumer insights for them so they can adapt to changes and uncover their next big ideas.
Currently I've been growing our Client Success department, innovating internally to insure our clients get the best possible experience and value from their service with us.
I always strive to excel in all my pursuits, and thrive in a creative and competitive atmosphere.

What is unique that's not in your bio?
I have a degree in anthropology and am passionate about exploring what makes people tick and learning from different cultures and perspectives.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
I am proud to have been part of almost every single team here at Trend Hunter, leveraging my experiences to help excel at each new role and prepare for new challenges.
How do you define cool?
Cool comes from being comfortable with who you are and what you stand for. Cool is learning as much as you can, being open to change and staying on the cutting edge.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Look everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. Make every moment an opportunity to notice something new.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
Trend Hunter is a true community of self-driven individuals who are constantly testing out new ideas and promoting change from within.
What is your favorite trend?
I'm obsessed with generational trends and uncovering the next generation's preferences, priorities and mindsets.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Write about what you love most and keep the reader in mind!
How do you reset to be creative?
Taking some me-time to read a book, listen to a podcast or sip some coffee is the best way to stay refreshed and motivated.
What inspires or excites you?
Challenges and growth yet to come!
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