Neil Schwartz is the Vice President of Market Insights for SportsOneSource, the exclusive provider of SSIData reporting service for the active lifestyle, softlines and hardlines categories.
Prior to joining SOS, Neil was Director of Research and Business Development for the Sports and Fitness Industry Association.
Neil brings over 24 years of research and consumer insight experience including 16 years in the sports and active lifestyles categories of business. Neil is frequently called on by leading manufacturers, retailers, trade associations and various financial organizations to help them better understand the trends that are shaping what consumers are buying and then provide detailed insight for various products and services, all related to sports, fitness, outdoor and recreational activities.
Neil also works closely with the buy and sell-side financial community along with the trade and general market media to provide expert analysis and insights into retail and consumerism as it relates to sports, fitness and outdoor recreation. He is the co-host of the Sports Lifestyle Podcast that is featured on iTunes and Stitcher.