Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson has over 35 years’ experience doing competitive intelligence (CI), market research, and many types of analysis and model building in a wide variety of industries. She has worked on both sides of the research equation – demand side (ARAMARK, Draper Laboratory, MITRE) and supply side (Fuld, Gartner Group). As a consultant, Jennifer managed projects in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and business services, with a subject expertise in technology. She is currently a Research Librarian at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA, providing custom research to technical and administrative staff.

Jennifer has presented at conferences as well as written articles on CI and project management. She founded the Boston Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) chapter, participated on its national board twice, was Vice President in 1997, ran two SCIP conferences (1996-1997), and was made a SCIP Fellow in 2013. She has an MBA from Boston University Graduate School of Management, and an MLS from Simmons Graduate School of Library & Information Science.

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