To opt-out by telephone, please call 1-866-360-9563
 Oct 04th, 2014
We appreciate your participation in our research and we value your opinion. But if you do not want to participate in the future, we of course understand and respect your decision. To opt-out, please email us at (please include the phone number in the body of the email.) To opt-out by telephone, please call 1-866-360-9563 from within North America or 1-801-379-4094 outside North America to be placed on our no-contact list. If you would like to speak to someone about the call you received, you may contact us toll-free within North America at 866-360-9678, or call 1-801-379-4094 outside North America.
 Sep 22nd, 2014
Claims to be a survey company collecting information for marketing purposes. Their website has an opt-out number 1-866-360-9563.
DL Herring
 Aug 12th, 2014
please call 1-866-360-9563 from within North America or 1-801-379-4094 outside North America to be placed on our no-contact list.
 Aug 04th, 2014
I am tired of the calls I have been receiving....Found this information on their web site.

To opt-out, please email us at (please include the phone number in the body of the email) or call 866-360-9563 to be placed on our no-contact list.
Fast Eddy
 Jan 23rd, 2014
I called 866-360-9563 and left a message to be placed on the "do not call list". I will report back here if I receive another call from these people.
Ronnie D.
 Jul 23rd, 2013
Supposedly a Survey company called SURVEY SAMPLING, INC. BUT, **WHY** would an above board company need to HIDE behind an anonymous Caller ID ~and~ a FAKE, SPOOFED NUMBER????? LYING, CHEATING, THIEVING MORMON SCUMBAGS.

Here is who is calling and bothering us: (Below info obtained from their website, for you viewing pleasure)

6 Research Drive, Shelton, CT 06484 USA
+1 203-567-7200 • Toll Free: +1 855 4SSI Sample

Leadership: (

President and Chief Executive Officer
Chris Fanning

Chris Fanning was named President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2012. Fanning joined SSI in February 2012 as President and Chief Operating Officer and brings more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning and operational roles within technology companies. He most recently served in a variety of roles at Lattice Semiconductor Corporation including CEO and General Manager. Fanning also worked for six years at The Boston Consulting Group in its Chicago office serving a broad range of clients in consumer, industrial, and technology industries.

Chief Financial Officer
Rick Essex

Rick Essex is Chief Financial Officer for SSI. He has been involved with the company since 2005 as a member of the board of directors and joined the company full time as CFO in January 2012. He has extensive experience in finance and accounting, holding varied and progressive roles across private equity, investment banking and public accounting. Prior to joining SSI, Essex most recently served as a Principal at Providence Equity Partners, the world’s largest sector-focused private equity firm, focusing on investments in media, communications, and information services. Prior to Providence, he served as a Vice President at BCI Partners and held positions with Dillon Read (now UBS) and Arthur Andersen. Essex has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia University.

Senior Vice President, Client Delivery
Calista Corley

Calista Corley is SSI’s Senior Vice President of Client Delivery, responsible for leading our North American client services teams. She first joined SSI in 2003 and has held several key positions in both the client services and sales organizations. Corley brings extensive experience in client consulting and project management, as well as a strong dedication to delivering the highest levels of customer support. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology as well as a master’s degree in education from Fairfield University. She is a member of the MRA Chicago chapter and is MRA PRC certified.

Chief Access Officer
Bob Fawson

Bob Fawson is Chief Access Officer at SSI. Prior to SSI, he served the same role at Opinionology, which later joined with Survey Sampling International to form SSI. While at Opinionology, Fawson expanded the company's portfolio of online sampling methods and improved methods for managing online panel inventories. Known for his expertise across diverse topics – from panel recruiting and sample routing to Address-Based Sampling – he is a frequent speaker at market research events. Fawson first joined Opinionology to manage its online client service and project management team. He holds a master’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in applied economics from Utah State University.

Senior Vice President, Professional Services & Managing Director, Europe
Michel Guidi

Michel Guidi holds two roles at SSI. Since 2005, he has been in charge of developing SSI's business throughout Europe – as Managing Director, Europe and since 2012, he has been Senior Vice President, Professional Services responsible for survey scripting, data processing and project management.

Before joining SSI, Guidi was Vice President of Operations at Ciao for more than five years, based in Madrid. Previously, he worked as a management consultant at A.T. Kearney, and a junior brand manager at L'Oréal. He studied business (MBA) at ESSEC in Paris and at the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. Guidi’s base office is in Paris, when he is not traveling.

Senior Vice President, Sales & Client Services, The Americas
Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson joined SSI as Senior Vice President, Sales and Client Services in November 2012. He brings more than 15 years of experience with Gartner, Inc. where he held the role of Group Vice President, North American Consulting. He focused on optimizing the sales and marketing productivity of Gartner’s consulting business and enhancing relationships with strategic clients.

Prior to this role, Johnson was the Group VP Strategic Account Channels and also led Gartner’s Global Sales Operations team.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado.

Chief Information Officer
Troy Lauritzen

Troy Lauritzen is Chief Information Officer at SSI. Before SSI, he was the CIO at Opinionology. While at Opinionology, Lauritzen was responsible for online survey research, including best practices for online research panels and management. He also significantly contributed to the development of Opinion Outpost, Opinionology's online research initiative. During his tenure at Opinionology, Lauritzen served a variety of key functions, including Director of IVR Services and Director of Technology. Lauritzen has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a MBA from Brigham Young University.

Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships
Andrew Moffatt

Andrew Moffatt is Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships for SSI. Moffatt is responsible for managing the company’s key partnerships, as well as for developing new products. He first joined SSI in 1999 as an Account Executive, moving up the ranks to Sales Director, Europe in 2006; Global Account Director in 2007; and his current position in 2010. Moffatt earned a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in International Marketing and Languages from Dublin City University in Ireland. He also completed a one-year program in international marketing through the Unversitat Dortmund in Germany.

Chief Human Resource Officer
Mary Rusterholz

Mary Rusterholz has served as our Chief Human Resource Officer since April 2012. Prior to joining SSI, Rusterholz spent 14 years with Affinion Group, a $1.4b global industry leader in affinity marketing based in Stamford, CT. She held the role of Executive Vice President, Support Services from 2002-2012, responsible for global human resources and facilities management, supporting 4,500 employees across the US and 12 European countries and Senior Vice President, Human Resources from 2000-2002. Before Affinion, Rusterholz spent 14 years with French owned group DANONE in their US Water Division as Vice President Human Resources, and within the Dairy Division, where she held multiple roles including Manager of Organization Development, charged with driving efficiency in structure and process.

Rusterholz holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Pace University, New York.

Managing Director, Asia-Pacific
Max Weber

Max Weber was appointed Managing Director, Asia Pacific in December 2012. He joined SSI from Millward Brown (a WPP company) where he headed up the Zurich office to service global key accounts of the Packaged Consumer Goods and Financial Services Industry. Previously, as VP Asia Pacific, Weber worked with a specialized research agency where he established joint ventures in China and strategic partnerships in India with a focus on new business development in the emerging markets. Prior to that, he worked with the communications division of Accenture in Sydney. Weber holds an MBA in Marketing, a subsequent master’s degree in finance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics. Weber has delivered keynote speeches at international events and frequently guest lectures in executive MBA programs at universities in Sydney, Zurich, and London.

Chief Technology Officer
David Zotter

David Zotter is Chief Technology Officer at SSI. He has more than 15 years of experience in information technology related to marketing research, including more than a decade working with online technology approaches. Before SSI, Zotter was Chief Technology Officer for GfK Custom Research North America (formerly NOP World). Prior to that, he served as Director of Research and Development at Greenfield Online. Before joining Greenfield, he was Manager of Interactive Product Development at NFO Worldwide & InsightExpress. Zotter earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

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Have you received a survey phone call from SSI? Do you have questions about the call? Would you prefer to opt-out of future calls?
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Answers to your questions:

1. I'm on the Do Not Call list so why did you call me?

The US Federal Do Not Call List and the Canadian Do Not Call List apply to telemarketers, telemarketing, and sellers or promoters of goods and services. SSI only conducts legitimate marketing, survey, and opinion research and is therefore excluded from coverage.

2. How long does it take to remove my number from your lists? Will I get any more calls from you?

It will take up to 5 business days to process and remove your number from all active survey research projects. We apologize if you receive any calls during this period.

3. Can I change my mind in the future?

We will be happy to welcome you back in the future. Simply send an email to including your telephone number.

4. Who is Survey Sampling (SSI)?

Survey Sampling International (SSI) is a company which helps researchers listen to and access people's opinions. SSI is a member of the Council of American Survey Research Organizations ( and complies with research industry standards, best practices and relevant laws. SSI believes that legitimate research is a vital part of society because when people give their opinions, they can help shape, improve, and create products, services, programs, and policies that impact people, society and the world we live in.


Hope this helps
Caller: Survey Sampling Inc (SSI)
Call Type: Survey
 Jul 03rd, 2013