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Gavin Payne 

Gavin is the Founder and CEO of Payne Enterprise and brings seven years of market research and analysis experience to his projects.  He specializes in market research, customer insights, competitive analysis and due diligence engagements.  

Gavin worked for 5+ years with Bain & Company before officially launching Payne Enterprises.  While at Bain, Gavin completed an 8-month rotation in Bain's Private Equity practice where he conducted market research diligences for top PE firms across a range of industries. He has strong vertical experience in the retail, industrial, financial services, and telecom sectors, and a number of his projects included a digital component.  Gavin has over a year of experience completing projects as an independent expert as well. 

Gavin earned an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Chinese from the University of Notre Dame.  In his spare time, he enjoys reading, running, skiing, studying languages, cooking and spending time with family and friends.