James Restivo

James Restivo, Director of Client Development

James Restivo is a Director of Client Development for The Nielsen Company. Over the past 16 years (12 with Nielsen, 4 with the United States Census Bureau), James has specialized in consumer understanding and using those insights to help drive decision making with CPG manufacturers of all sizes from Fortune 500 to small start-ups. James currently serves as the Commercial Lead for the Pet vertical in the Nielsen US Connect business that explores emerging trends and industry challenges across Pet categories and brands with the goal of helping clients and associates understand emerging trends in this dynamic space.

James holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan as well as a Master’s in Business Administration.