Laura Silvia is Edison Research’s Vice President of Digital Operations and IT, and has been with the company since 2003. During her tenure at Edison, she has pioneered the use of various online and mobile techniques to create research instruments that produce quality data for clients across the globe. She oversees research projects that use the latest methodologies, or that are technologically challenging, and she ensures that each project is presented clearly and logically to best meet the goals of the research. Silvia has also played a key role in managing both staff and infrastructure for Edison’s election work. She has coordinated the hiring, training, and managing of dozens of contractors who input data on election nights.
Additionally, Silvia manages Edison’s internal business technology, maintaining current systems and procuring new solutions for better collaboration and communication with colleagues and clients around the world. She is also one of Edison’s Research Moms, a group of experienced researchers with a specialization in understanding today’s moms. Silvia is a graduate of The College of the Holy Cross.