Kristen L.


Kristen is an Upwork “Top Rated Plus” Freelance Researcher + Analyst and Founder of KKL Research. Kristen has been ranked as #1 Researcher on Elance/Upwork for over 10 years and is a member of several Private Talent Clouds that serve Fortune 500 companies on Upwork.

Kristen has worked with a variety of notable clients including:

– Johnson & Johnson
– Microsoft
– Harvard University
– Anthem (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
– Medtronic
– Korn Ferry
– United States Navy
– The University of Texas
– Bloomin’ Brands
– Janssen Pharmaceuticals
– Duke University
– The John Templeton Foundation
– Hofstra University
– Texas A&M University
– The University of North Carolina
– Multiple New York Times Best Selling Authors

Services include:

MARKET RESEARCH: Primary and secondary sources are used to investigate markets, large and small. Discover opportunities, clarify issues and create proper next steps for your organization through our market research services.

ACADEMIC RESEARCH: We believe the highest quality information comes from peer-reviewed academic sources. We dig into the depths of scientific research to find the best possible information for your needs.

COMPETITIVE REVIEWS: Smart organizations know who their competitors are – we help clients understand competitor products, services, value propositions and business models through our 3-stage competitive review process.

BEST PRACTICES + BENCHMARK RESEARCH: We perform rigorous research to find the procedures and processes that have proven be to superior to all others in any industry or offering.

GENERAL RESEARCH: You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers.

WRITING SERVICES: As an add-on to our research offerings, we offer writing services such as whitepapers, formal reports, literature reviews and editing services.

Publications include The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Journal of Black Psychology, The Journal of Computer Science & Technology, and The Journal Media Literacy Education.

Additional KKL Research services include, but are not limited to:

Scholarly / Literature Reviews
Intensive Engine / Organic Search
Education, Psychology and Medical Research
Economics, Finance and Political Research
Undergraduate and Graduate Program Search
News / Current Events Research
Dissertation and Thesis Editing
APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, Harvard and Vancouver Formatting
Grant Search
Patent, Trademark and Copyright Search
Procurement Research
Consulting Services