Kerry O’Hara, Ph.D


Chief Insights Officer


American Pet Products Association

Presentation Description:

Strategic insights for the pet food and pet care markets — O’Hara shares the state of the pet industry and how it has trended before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. She covers how generational changes are driving the future of the pet industry, how online shopping is surpassing brick and mortar, and why anyone not paying attention to social media, including YouTube, is missing out.


Kerry O’Hara, Ph.D., is recognized as an expert on pet owners in the U.S. With a combination of expertise and education, she is passionate about business research, data analytics and strategy development. Since 2010, she has been a stalwart in the pet industry, currently serving as the chief insights officer at the American Pet Products Association. O’Hare has over 30 years of applied research and analytics experience and over 20 years of senior leadership experience.