DR. BENOIT ROUSSEAU
Dr. Benoît Rousseau is Senior Vice President at The Institute for Perception. Benoît received his food engineering degree from AgroParisTech in Paris, France and holds a PhD in sensory science and psychophysics from the University of California, Davis. He has 25 years of experience in managing projects in the field of sensory and consumer science, actively working with clients in the US, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. His theoretical and experimental research has led to numerous journal articles as well as several book chapters. Benoît is well known for his advanced presentation skills, where his use of sophisticated visual tools greatly contribute to the success of The Institute for Perception communications, short courses, and webinars. Dr. Rousseau has recently been appointed as a visiting professor at Chuo University in Japan.Download his CV here.
DR. DANIEL ENNIS
Dr. Daniel M. Ennis is the President of The Institute for Perception. Danny has more than 35 years of experience working on product testing theory and applications for consumer products. He has doctorates in food science and mathematical & statistical psychology. He is also a Professional Statistician accredited by the American Statistical Association. He has published extensively on mathematical models for human decision-making and was the first to show that humans possess a transducer in the chemical senses. In 2001, he solved the degeneracy problem in multidimensional unfolding. Danny is a recipient of the Sensory and Consumer Sciences Achievement Award from IFT and also the ASTM David R. Peryam Award in recognition of “outstanding contributions to the field of basic and applied sensory science.” Danny consults globally and has served as an expert witness in a wide variety of advertising cases. Download his CV here.