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Rob Volpe

CEO & Chief Catalyst

Ignite 360


Rob Volpe is an astute observer of life and a master storyteller who brings empathy and compassion to the human experience. As CEO of Ignite 360, he leads a team of insights, strategy, and creative professionals helping the world’s leading brands across a range of industries apply human understanding to release untapped potential.

He is the author of Tell Me More About That: Solving the Empathy Crisis One Conversation at a Time. As a thought leader in the role of empathy in marketing and the workplace, he is a contributor to Entrepreneur’s Leadership Network and he frequently speaks on the topic at conferences, corporations, podcasts and college classes and has been quoted in Advertising Week, Mashable, Huffington Post, TheStreet.com, Gourmet Retailer and the Chicago Tribune, among others.

Rob has been co-chair of QRCAs Sponsorship Committee since 2019 and is a member of the Inclusive Culture Committee.

When he's not speaking at industry conferences, listening to consumers share their stories around the world, or adding to his two million-plus miles flown, Rob can be found at home in San Francisco with his partner, Charles, and their three cats, reveling in the rare luxury of standing still. Rob is a graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Product Type
On Demand

Analytical Strategies and Tools for Online (and Offline) Studies – Traditional to Digital


Total Credits: 1 Advance Credits

Average Rating:
   21
Categories:
Analysis & Reporting
Speaker(s):
Michelle Finzel |  Pam Goldfarb Liss |  Kristi Jackson, Ph.D. |  Katrina Noelle |  Maria Virobik |  Rob Volpe
Duration:
90 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 30, 2020
Short Description:
The amount of data we gather in some qualitative studies can be overwhelming – especially data from multi-day message boards. Traditional methods of analysis are functional, but they can be time-consu...
Price:
$50.00 - Non-Member Price

Product Type
Program

QRCA’s Online Qualitative Fundamentals Program


Total Credits: 7 Advance Credits

Average Rating:
   187
Categories:
Business Practices |  Consulting |  Moderating/Facilitation |  Project Management |  Research Design
Speaker(s):
Jennifer Dale |  Shannon Danzy |  Michelle Finzel |  Pam Goldfarb Liss |  Frank Gregory |  Kayte Hamilton |  Kristi Jackson, Ph.D. |  Katrina Noelle |  ....
Duration:
Approx. 7 Hours
Original Program Date:
Sep 01, 2020
Short Description:
The online qualitative toolkit has grown tremendously over the past 20 years, with new digital methodologies vastly expanding the ways we talk to consumers. No longer are we limited to just chat group...
Price:
$149.00 - Non-Member Price

Product Type
On Demand

DE&I: Putting Thoughts into Action: Empathy


Total Credits: 1 Advance Credits

Average Rating:
   5
Speaker(s):
Rob Volpe
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jan 12, 2021
Short Description:
How are we, as moderators, able to successfully interview and discern insights from anyone who differs from our own socio-economic standing? The answer: empathy!
Price:
$25.00 - Non-Member Price

Product Type
On Demand

DE&I Webinar: Uncomfortable Situations I Wish I Knew How to Deal With


Total Credits: 1.5

Average Rating:
   23
Categories:
Moderating/Facilitation |  Professionalism
Speaker(s):
Layla Shea |  Cynthia D Harris |  Daniel Berkal |  Kai Fuentes |  Rob Volpe
Duration:
1 Hour 23 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 23, 2021
Short Description:
A panel of expert moderators will explore what it means to be uncomfortable in today’s culturally, socially and politically charged climate.
Price:
$35.00 - Non-Member Price

Product Type
On Demand

Get Your Empathy Muscle in Shape: A chat with author Rob Volpe


Total Credits: 1 Advance Credits

Average Rating:
   6
Categories:
Communication |  Consulting |  Moderating/Facilitation |  Professionalism
Speaker(s):
Rob Volpe
Duration:
59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 03, 2022
Short Description:
Empathy. We all aspire to be empathetic in our work as researchers and marketers. But how can we work out our empathy muscles like we do our calf muscles? Rob Volpe, CEO & Chief Catalyst of Ignite 36...
Price:
$25.00 - Non-Member Price

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