Harris Insights & Analytics, headquartered in Rochester, New York, is a market research firm, known for "The Harris Poll". Begun in 1963, The Harris Poll
The Harris Poll is one of the longest running surveys measuring public opinion in the U.S., with a history of advising leaders during times of change such as John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Harris works in a wide range of industries, across countries and territories through North America, Europe, and Asia. The company has been a member of several research organizations, including the US National Council of Public Polls, the British Polling Council, the Council of American Survey Research Organizations, the US Council for Marketing and Opinion Research, and the UK Market Research Society. In November 2013, Nielsen Holdings
Nielsen Holdings agreed to purchase Harris Interactive for $116.6 million. The purchase was completed on February 3, 2014. In January 2017, Harris was acquired by the Stagwell Group. The Harris Poll
The Harris Poll continues to run and current releases by The Harris Poll
The Harris Poll can be found on its new website.
1.1 Mergers, acquisitions, and sale of business
2 References 3 Further reading 4 External links
Former headquarters in Brighton, Monroe County, New York
The Harris Poll
February 1996 – all of the stock of Louis Harris and Associates, Inc., headquartered in New York. February 2001 – the custom research division of Yankelovich Partners, Inc., headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut. August 2001 – all of the capital stock of Market Research Solutions Limited, a privately owned UK company headquartered in Oxford, England. September 2001 – all of the capital stock of M&A Create Limited, a privately owned company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. November 2001 – all of the capital stock of Total Research Corporation, a Delaware corporation headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. March 2004 – all of the capital stock of Novatris, S.A. ("Novatris"), a share corporation organized and existing under the laws of France. September 2004 – all of the capital stock of Wirthlin Worldwide, Inc. a privately held California corporation headquartered in Reston, Virginia. April 2007 – all of the capital stock of MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a privately held German stock corporation headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. August 2007 – all of the capital stock of Decima Research Inc. ("Decima"), a corporation incorporated in Ontario, Canada. August 2007 – all of the capital stock of Marketshare Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong, and Marketshare Pte Ltd, a company incorporated under the laws of Singapore. February 2014 – Harris Interactive joins Nielsen. Nielsen and its wholly owned subsidiary, Prime Acquisition Corp., completed tender offer to buy all outstanding shares of common stock of Harris Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:HPOL). Harris Interactive became a wholly owned subsidiary of Nielsen and its shares ceased to be traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market. June 2014 – ITWP Acquires Harris Interactive UK, Harris Interactive SAS in France, and Harris Interactive AG in Germany from Nielsen. January 2017 – The Stagwell Group acquires Harris.
Gordon S. Black 1975 – January 2004
Robert E. Knapp January 2004 – May 2005
Gregory T. Novak May 2005 – October 2008
Kimberly Till October 2008 – June 2011
Albert A. Angrisani June 2011 – March 2012 (interim) March 2012 – February 2014 
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^ Henry, David (December 19, 2016). "Louis Harris, Pollster Who Guided
Kennedy to Victory, Dies at 95". Bloomberg. Retrieved 24 April
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"Harris Interactive Files Suit Against AOL, Microsoft, Qwest, and other ISPs Over Restraint of Trade" "Harris Interactive- Information from Answers.com"