The bearer of a Professional Research Certification from the Marketing Research Association, Bart de Bont currently leads Portable Insights, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer and Senior Research Methodologist. A leader in the completion of phone and online surveys, Portable Insights, Inc. operates a call center in Warwick, Rhode Island, and provides outstanding market research solutions. Under Bart de Bont’s guidance, Portable Insights, Inc. continues to exhibit strong growth. In particular, Bart de Bont possesses expertise in survey design, fieldwork and study implementation, and data collection and analysis. Over the past two decades, Bart de Bont has worked with Fortune 100 companies in fields including information technology, healthcare, finance, and consumer goods. Bart de Bont attended the College of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island for his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing. A member of the American Marketing Association (AMA), the Marketing Research Association (MRA), Council for Marketing and Opinion Research (CMOR), and American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), among other groups, Bart de Bont remains committed to providing his clients with excellent service. To obtain further information about Bart de Bont and Portable Insights, Inc., visit Portable Insights, Inc. is located in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Professional Organizations

We subscribe to the CASRO Code of Standards and Ethics for Survey Research; and adhere to the codes of conduct of the following organizations: Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO), American Marketing Association (AMA), American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF), Marketing Research Association (MRA), Council for Marketing and Opinion Research (CMOR), American Association of political Consultants (AAPC) and Your Opinion Counts (YOC). Bart has earned the Marketing Research Association’s designation of Professional Researcher Certification (PRC). PRC is an industry recognized standard which reflects the individual’s research expertise and experience. Continuing education is required to maintain the PRC designation. The MRA’s goal is to encourage high standards within the profession to raise competency, establish an objective measure of an individual's knowledge and proficiency and to encourage continued professional development. 

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

President/CEO & Senior Research Methodologist

Portable Insights, Inc

PORTABLE INSIGHTS completes thousands of phone and online surveys weekly across the United States and abroad. Company owned call center facility in Warwick, Rhode Island. EXPERIENCED interviewers with NEUTRAL ACCENTS. Our global experience sets us apart from other call centers. Multi-modal (CATI/CAPI/CAWI) VOXCO platform enables efficient data collection and high-quality results. Services include: Phone and Online Data Collection, Tabulation, Analysis and Reporting. For details visit Bart de Bont is a founding partner of Portable Insights, Inc. His responsibilities include oversight and daily monitoring of the operations of the company.


Sep 1983 - May 1987


University of Rhode Island