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CAIP Canada Welcomes Arundati Dandapani as its Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Dandapani will also join CRIC as its Chief Editor and Intelligence Officer in this dual role

The CAIP Canada Board is pleased to announce that Arundati Dandapani has joined the Certified Analytics and Insights Professionals of Canada (CAIP Canada) as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Arundati has also joined the Canadian Research Insights Council as their Chief Editor and Intelligence Officer (CIO). Arundati brings over 15 years’ experience in research, publishing, and association management.

After starting her career in publishing, Arundati completed the Marketing Research & Business Intelligence Certificate program at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology (a CRIC member). She then worked as a research consultant for a variety of clients, later shifting her focus to helping research agencies develop compelling content and grow visibility. Most recently she worked for another industry association where her responsibilities included communications, membership, professional development, leadership and certification programs. Arundati is also the founder of, a website dedicated to featuring the voices of Canada’s newest residents to help them showcase their expertise, connect with brands/industry and elevate their careers.

“We are pleased to welcome Arundati to CAIP Canada. She brings a strong combination of skills, experience and passion that will advance CAIP Canada’s mission and build greater value for our members,” said Robert Wong, Chair of CAIP Canada.

As the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of CAIP Canada, her responsibilities will include supporting membership renewal, growing CAIP Canada’s membership, and increasing the CAIP Canada value proposition. As the Chief Editor and Intelligence Officer (CIO) of CRIC, Arundati’s responsibilities will include communications, sponsorship, events, growing CRIC’s membership, and other initiatives that enhance CRIC’s value to members.

Arundati holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English from Wittenberg University (USA), a Masters of Letters (MLitt) from the University of Stirling (Scotland), and the Marketing Research and Business Intelligence Certificate from Algonquin College. Arundati is also a Certified Analytics and Insights Professional (CAIP) and a member of multiple industry associations.

About CAIP Canada

The Certified Analytics and Insights Professionals of Canada is the professional body for Canada’s Certified Analytics and Insights Professionals (CAIPs). Its mission is to power the success of businesses and organizations by ensuring that CAIPs have the competencies needed to unlock the power of data while maintaining the highest ethical standards that protect the public trust. CAIP Canada is supported and endorsed by the Canadian Research Insights Councils and the CAIP is globally endorsed by ESOMAR. For more information, visit or contact Robert Wong at or Arundati Dandapani at

About CRIC

The Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) is Canada’s voice of the research, analytics, and insights profession both domestically and globally. CRIC represents the highest standards, ethics, and best practices; provides effective promotion and advocacy of the industry; serves as a source of information and thought leadership; and is a forum for collective industry action. For more information, visit, or contact John Tabone at or Arundati Dandapani at

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