Jonathan Best

Vice President of Advanced Scientific Methods

With over 25 years of experience in public opinion research, Jonathan has been involved in all aspects of the process including data processing and analysis, project management and sample design. He has extensive experience working with telephone rooms to maximize sample productivity and data quality.

Jonathan specializes in designing and weighting complex samples of hard to reach populations, including low-income households, minorities and small area samples. He has designed and weighted samples for international projects conducted using telephone and in-person data collection. He was at the forefront of incorporating cell samples into standard RDD landline designs and was involved in refining cell phone data collection methods.

Jonathan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from North Carolina State University. He is a long-time member of AAPOR where he routinely presents papers, and is also a member of the American Statistical Association, where he has served on the Survey Review Committee.