Paul Carton

Paul Carton, Ph.D., is Vice President of Research at ChangeWave Research. Dr. Carton co-founded the ChangeWave Research operation in 2000 and oversees all of its components, including data analysis and research report writing. Dr. Carton has an extensive background in online survey research and the development of Internet research communities.

Prior to joining ChangeWave Research in 2000, he worked as a survey researcher and consultant for the Boston-based firm of Marttila and Kiley, Inc. He was also Vice President of Research and Management Systems Inc., where he helped develop some of the first Internet communities for research and education in the US.

Dr. Carton’s research has been published in a wide range of journals and publications including Nieman Reports (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Nieman Foundation at Harvard University), Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies (Washington, DC) and Future Choices, (Washington, DC: Youth Policy Institute) — along with hundreds of news media publications.

He holds a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the School of Management, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Recent Articles

New Survey: Tablet Wars – Apple iPad vs. the Competition

Since its initial release, the Apple iPad has been the de facto standard by which competing tablets are measured. But with the release of the iPad 2 just around the corner, can new tablets from Motorola, Research in Motion and a host of others successfully launch and compete?

New Survey Shows Verizon iPhone Will Have Major Impact on U.S. Wireless Service Providers

The details of a Verizon iPhone have finally been released, but what impact is this long expected move going to have on U.S. wireless service providers and their subscribers? A new ChangeWave survey focused on the impact of a Verizon iPhone on the major U.S. Wireless Service Providers.

An Explosion in Corporate Tablet Demand

ChangeWave’s previous tablet demand survey back in August found iPad use among companies on the rise. Since then, more tablet devices have become available and others are on their way.

Impact of the Apple iPad vs. the Amazon Kindle on the e-Reader Market

The e-Reader market has essentially become a two horse race between the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad, according to ChangeWave's latest survey of more than 2,800 consumers.

Consumers Weigh in on Their New Smart Phones – iPhone vs. Motorola vs. BlackBerry vs. Samsung vs. HTC

An onslaught of new smart phones have hit the market recently as manufacturers battle one another to meet the sharply escalating demand for new features and leading-edge technologies. To find out which manufacturers are currently winning and losing this battle, we asked 1,212 consumers who had purchased smart phones within the past six months to rate their new models.