Arundati Dandapani was featured in the 24th Edition of the GreenBook Research Industry Trends Report among the world’s first ever GRIT 2019 Future List Honourees.’s video pitch “Disruption by Design” was also selected to be an ESOMAR YES Award finalist for the Latam-Asia Pacific Conference in Macau 2019. She weaves the original work of Canada’s newest residents, growing the national mosaic of voices and viewpoints in the ideas marketplace. Since the age of eight and to date, her work has appeared often in local and global media outlets, and she has also earned industry honours like the AAPOR 2020 Burns Bud Roper Fellow and the QRCA Young Professionals Grant 2020. She is the CIO – Chief Editor & Intelligence Officer of Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Certified Analytics and Insights Professionals of Canada (CAIP-PAIM), She has advises a handful of businesses and non-profits and is a passionate advocate for innovation in business and social research and specializes in insights about non-profits, cannabis and newcomer integration.

What can you find here?  Global and local blogs on trends and events that shape our moving worldview and human condition, often in collaboration with diverse and exciting thinkers and builders who fuel our industry fire with insights, zeal and thoughtfulness. Focus on themes that integrate, intersect, cut boundaries, and use the combined powers of interdisciplinary research and storytelling.

Special areas of impact include: cannabis, newcomers, and non-profit associations.

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IIeX Feb 2019 in Amsterdam above and IIeX North America 2019 in Austin below.

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Arundati Dandapani in conversation with Wes Burke, President of Emerald Scientific as captured by MjBizTV.
Newly sworn in Equity Analyst of MjBiz Daily Craig Behnke shakes hands with Arundati Dandapani at the MjBizCon International Conference in Toronto 2019 captured by MjBiz TV.

In 2022, Arundati was named an Insight250 Judge for the 2022 global competition.