Our mission is to create the most actionable data products that transform how our clients make decisions

A Growing Data Company

Earnest works with world-class data partners to transform raw data into actionable insights for business and investment professionals. With a 100+ person team headquartered in New York City and a growing team in Dublin, we help our clients ask better questions and make better decisions.

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Earnest Research Joins Forces with Pivot Investment Partners to Expand its Data Platform, Closes $15M Series


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Data is at the heart of who we are and what we do


Earnest works with world-class data partners to transform their raw data into a powerful resource for insights. Our partners leverage Earnest to create valuable products with their data assets and monetize them across Earnest’s large client base.

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Employee culture

From Data Intern to Rideshare Expert

Day in the Life of a Financial Services Data Analyst

A member of the inaugural Data Analyst Intern class of 2017, Tom Burke joined Earnest Research full-time after graduating from the University of Virginia — which happens to be Earnest founder Kevin Carson’s alma mater. Continue reading.


Earnest Research on Twitter


After lapping easy comparisons earlier this year, Earnest Spend shows large consumer purchases at @Lowes and @HomeDepot continue to decelerate, perhaps suggesting a slowdown in DIY activity. $LOW $HD

How is Philly/PA behaving as the economy opens back up? With the help of Earnest's foot traffic data, @PhillyInquirer digs in: https://www.inquirer.com/business/philadelphia-reopening-consumer-spending-opentable-reservations-20210601.html

Office reopenings = the comeback of the expensive lunch salad? 🥗 We took a look at @sweetgreen's performance in core urban markets ahead of their upcoming IPO: https://www.earnestresearch.com/data-bites/a-bitter-sweetgreen-ipo/

Meet Earnest Research Employees

Kevin Carson
Founder & CEO

Kevin founded Earnest Research to build effective consumer and market research tools. In addition to leading the company, he seeks to attract talented employees and keep them engaged.

Matthew Colbeck
Business Development Director

Matthew is on the front lines, helping inform and educate prospective clients on Earnest’s products and capabilities.

Reisa Asimovic
Director for Client Solutions

Reisa works to maximize the consumer insights yielded by Earnest Research’s data, a role that entails collaborating with data analysts and supporting the Sales Team in developing new client relationships.

Zach Amsel
Director of Insights

Zach works with billions of rows of data to analyze, interpret, and highlight evolving trends in consumer retail.

A Hub for Data Enthusiasts

We seek employees with intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm. We are clear thinkers and collaborators and we bring a sense of curiosity to each problem we encounter. Our goal is to create impact for our clients by driving business performance through data.

Benefits and Perks



Competitive salary and equity in a fast-growing company


Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents

Flexible Time Off

Generous PTO policy to give you the downtime you need, when you need it

Health & Fitness

Company reimbursement program to keep your mind, body, and soul in shape whether it’s an online app, gym membership or specialty classes

Family Friendly

16 weeks of paid parental leave for primary caregivers and 6 weeks for secondary caregivers 

Commuter Benefits

Pre-tax commuter benefits for public transportation and parking expenses to help you get from point A to Z

Retirement planning

Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans with 4% employer matching as you plan for your future

Fully stocked kitchen

Great coffee, cold brew on tap, healthy snacks, and frequent company lunches to keep you fueled throughout your day

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