Stephan is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of YouGov plc, a leading market research and polling company based in the UK and operating in America, Germany, the Middle East and the Nordics. Stephan is one of the pioneers of Internet research and drives the company's innovation-led strategy. He is also Chairman of PoliticsHome.com. Previously he was a school-teacher in Los Angeles. Stephan has an MA in English Language and Literature from Oxford University.