Margaret Mueller, Ph.D.
President of CarbonSix
Margaret Mueller has over 15 years experience in social science research methods and advises senior decision-makers across a range of industries. She created the pharmaceutical and healthcare practice at LJS Strategic Research in Chicago, which has now grown into CarbonSix. With a broad foundation of experience in categories such as CPG branding, trademark and litigation, financial services and communications strategies, Margaret is able to bring the best innovations from other industries to the pharmaceutical clients of CarbonSix. She is an experienced moderator with expert knowledge of statistical techniques, giving her a comprehensive end-to-end understanding of the market research process.
In addition to lecturing and teaching at top schools such as University of Chicago and Loyola University Chicago, Margaret appears on various media outlets speaking to issues such as consumer sentiment, marketing trends, and the economy.
Margaret holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in Social Science from the University of Chicago, and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
She has received research awards from The National Institutes of Health, Harvard University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is currently Alumni Board President for the MAPSS program at U of C.
Margaret has a taste for adventure and a passion for travel that dovetails nicely with a life in global research. After a long day of international investigation, Margaret hunts out the best local spots for a perfect dopio macchiato, fromage blanc, or gogi gui.
She is renowned at the firm for her 2010 launch of a one-day snowboarding career that ended in a broken wrist, and has since vigorously renewed her love for yoga – performed on the solid, flat plane of a studio floor.