4K Research & Consulting, LLC, provides qualitative and quantitative research and consulting services to US businesses. The company is privately held and was established in 2009 by Keith Kirkpatrick.
A Consultative Approach
Our clients come to us to discuss their marketing and business issues, to help focus and clarify their research strategy.
Get Smart Quickly
4K Research & Consulting is here to help "make you smart." We can conduct large, in-depth market research and forecasting projects, as well as handle ad-hoc research projects that help key personnel get up to speed quickly on markets, industries, companies, or technologies.
We have significant experience in conducting primary and secondary research projects that include information gathering, synthesis, and analysis, and are able to turn around "camera-ready" deliverables very quickly. As a result, you can get the information you need to make critical business decisions without spending tons of cash on syndicated research.
We are happy to work with you on a project, retainer, or deposit-account basis, and you'll probably find that we're less expensive than the big guys (which is where we honed our skills). Furthermore, we adhere to a strict policy of using ethical research methodologies and guidelines to ensure that all research processes and procedures utilized are ethical and legal.
4K Research & Consulting has worked on engagements in the following industries:
Business Process Outsourcing
Business-to-business financial services
Conferences & Events
Consumer financial services
Consumer packaged goods
Energy and Utilities
Food & Beverage
...and many others.
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Jennifer Wollerman, Senior Experiential Marketing Executive
"Working with Keith on two start-up projects for high-profile clients, I have been in awe of his rare combination of nerdy brilliance and client-savvy skills. That insightful brilliance goes beyond grasping the finer points of brand strategy and goals and applying that understanding to the task at hand to deliver exceptional and highly valuable research. He also actually helps shape the conversation which is invaluable, particularly when navigating the challenges inherent in start-up projects. I simply can't recommend him strongly enough."
John Delaney, Research Director, ORC International
"I have had the pleasure of working with Keith for years and he is fantastic; there aren't enough superlatives to describe his research & analysis capabilities. That is why I don't hesitate to hire him over & over again."
Larry Fisher, Practice Director, Automotive, Energy and Emerging Technologies, ABI Research
"Keith was the most reliable, thorough and easy to work with contract analyst I worked with at ABI Research. The studies he developed were thought-provoking, yet accessible, and his forecast data was always solid. Keith is always affable, knowledgeable, and open to suggestion. He's dedicated to working hard to achieve mutually agreed-upon goals. Keith is an asset to any organization."
Andrew Borowiec, Eventicorp
“Keith has a very rare and unique mix of abilities. He is a talented and prolific writer with a keen business sense, strong project management skills and the ability to maintain strong relationships with C-level clients and internal support staff alike. One of the most talented individuals I have had the pleasure to work with.”
Dana Benini, Managing Director, ORC International
“I worked with Keith when he was was consulting for our key technology clients at FIND/SVP (now Guideline, a business & market research consulting firm). Keith is driven, client-focused and effective at using creative and innovative research methodologies to meet his clients' business information needs. Keith is also a great team player.”
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