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Nick Black
Works at Intensions Consulting
Attended RMIT University
Lives in Vancouver
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Intensions Consulting Men's Depression & Suicide Study
Last month the Men's Depression and Suicide Network released a small portion of an Intensions Consulting study exploring the levels of public awareness and stigma surrounding men's depression and suicide in Canada. The team at  Intensions are proud to contr...
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The Nomadic Millennial
Over the past year I've had the opportunity to spend a lot of time researching North American millennials  on a wide range of everyday topics. Through hundreds of in-depth interviews, and thousands of online surveys, the theme of transience has often emerge...
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Milking Memories: Five Steps from Insight to Campaign
This month I co-authored an article for the Market Research & Intelligence Association titled, 'Milking Memories.' Appearing in VUE Magazine , the article shared findings from two years of research we conducted on behalf of the Canadian dairy industry. If y...
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High School: A Stage of Change
For many North American teenagers, the transition into high school represents a period of transformation and change. A social environment with new rules, structures and personal experiences, the high school can have a profound influence on teen motivations ...
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On November 6th 2014, Intensions Consulting is excited to present at Dark Futures. Organized by DesignCultureMind, and hosted at Microsoft Canada, the event is designed to explore, "the hidden psychological, physiological, macroeconomic and technological forces that affect our daily lives."
On November 6th 2014, Intensions Consulting will be presenting at Dark Futures. Organized by DesignCultureMind, and hosted at Microsoft Canada, the event will explore, "hidden psychological, physiological, macroeconomic and technological forces that affect our daily lives."
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Are Smartphones the Modern Cigarette?
Recently I observed a group of friends in their twenties standing outside a restaurant. In perfect unison they stood staring at their smartphones. Nearby, another group of friends in their fifties were also standing outside the restaurant. In perfect unison...
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High School: A Teenage Stage of Change
For many North American teenagers, the transition into high school represents a period of transformation and change. A social environment with new rules, structures and social experiences, high school can have a profound influence on teen motivations and be...
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Managing Partner at Intensions™
Introduction
Managing Partner at Intensions™, Nick Black's expertise is in market research, strategy and morphology. He's lead teams and projects across Australia, Europe and North-America with a range of Global 500 and non-profit clients.

Nick holds a Bachelor of Business and a Master of Arts. He's taught at Monash University and has been a guest lecturer at Melbourne University and Simon Fraser University. He has spoken at events organized by the AMA, AIPMM, HRMA, MRIA, QRCA and TEDx, and has been quoted in publications including the Vancouver-Sun, Calgary Herald, Times Colonist, Western Living and People Talk.

Education
  • RMIT University
    M.A., Advertising & Consumer Behaviour, 2003 - 2004
  • La Trobe University
    B.Bus., Marketing & International Business, 2000 - 2003
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Managing Partner at Intensions™
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  • Intensions Consulting
    Managing Partner, 2014 - present
    Responsible for leading market research and strategy consulting at Intensions™. Focused on finding hidden insights and opportunities for businesses and brands. Involved in qualitative research, quantitative research, morphological research and strategic planning projects around the world.
  • Concerto Marketing Group
    Vice-President, 2008 - 2014
    Responsible for leading market research and strategic planning services at Concerto Marketing Group. Involved in qualitative research, quantitative research, morphological research, brand strategy and innovation projects across North America and Europe.
  • Mext Consulting
    Principal, 2006 - 2009
    Responsible for leading market research and strategic planning services at Mext Consulting. Involved in morphological research, brand strategy and innovation projects across Australia, Asia and North America.
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Melbourne