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We provide you with the basis for your future business strategies. For more than 25 years, we have been combining figures and data with our treasure trove of experience from the world of market research – and beyond. So that you can optimally align your products and services with the needs of your target groups.
Our team consists of 120 psychologists, sociologists, communication specialists, business economists, data scientists, Germanists and many other motivated people. They work in the areas of market research, mystery shopping, employee surveys, CX, communities, UX and data science. All of our employees contribute to providing our clients with insights that help them make better decisions in the future.
Foundation of SKOPOS by the psychologists Olaf Hofmann and Jörg Korff
Relocation from Cologne to the media site in Hürth. Industry focus media
Foundation of an Access Panel “Europanel” later “ODC Panel
Foundation of SKOPOS office in London, Great Britain
Thomas Starsetzki becomes managing partner
Foundation of SKOPOS NEXT (Mystery Shopping)
Foundation of SKOPOS VIEW (employee surveys)
Foundation of SKOPOS CONNECT (communities and CX)
Foundation of SKOPOS NOVA (UX)
Foundation of SKOPOS ELEMENTS (Data Science and AI)
SKOPOS celebrates 25th anniversary and invites to the first Digital Customer Day
Opening of the new location in Munich
Torsten Bischoffstrate joins the management board
Olaf Hofmann (born 1966) studied psychology at the University of Bonn and founded SKOPOS as a full service market research institute together with Jörg Korff in 1995. Together with Thomas Starsetzki he is Group Managing Director of SKOPOS Group, which, as a holding company, controls the operating companies as well as the shared services of the Group. Within the SKOPOS Group management, Olaf Hofmann is responsible for the units and Finance.
Thomas Starsetzki (born 1968) is the editor of the reference book Online-Marktforschung (Gabler Verlag) and has been managing partner at SKOPOS since 2003. In the SKOPOS GROUP he is responsible for Sales, Marketing and other Shared Services as well as for framework agreements, information security and data protection.
Torsten Bischoffstrate (born 1976) studied business administration at the University of Cologne, majoring in business psychology, human resources management and trade & distribution. Since 2007 he has been responsible for various operational units and tasks at SKOPOS. Torsten Bischoffstrate is responsible for corporate development within the SKOPOS Group management.