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Manfred Bluemel, Ph.D. Manfred Bluemel, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO | / Zeitgeist Research

Greater Seattle Area, WA, UNITED STATES

eCommerce and Consumer Insights Expert at Zeitgeist Research (formerly with



An internationally recognized expert in the field of e-commerce with a global business perspective, Manfred Bluemel, PhD., is the founding member and CEO of Zeitgeist Research.

Prior to launching Zeitgeist Research in 2011, Dr. Bluemel served as the worldwide head of corporate market research for in Seattle, Washington, where he was responsible for the company’s entire market research efforts covering retail and e-commerce trends.

Dr. Bluemel obtained his education from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and the University of Vienna, Austria, where he graduated with top honors.

Industry Expertise (2)



Education (3)

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities: Political Science and Government 1994

University of Vienna: Ph.D, Political Science 1996

University of Vienna, Austria : Ph.D., Political Science 1996

Sample Talks (1)

The Future of Retail: Starring Down the Amazon Barrel

This presentation highlights current trends in eCommerce that fundamentally change the retail landscape as we know it.



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