Who is Global Survey Group?

Global Survey Group is a rewards community where you can share your opinions and make a difference!

We conduct market research for many large brands and products while rewarding our members for answering surveys with gift cards, cash transfers, prizes and charitable donations.

Global Survey Group is run by Trancos, Inc., a privately held company that specializes in market research and data analyst, headquartered in Grapevine, Texas. Trancos was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America's Top 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies for 3 consecutive years in a row. Trancos works with clients such as KRAFT, Kellogg's, Procter & Gamble and Disney.

Our History

Global Survey Group launched in 2002 and more than 4 Million members joined and answered surveys. Flash forward to 2023 and Global Survey Group is amongst the top market research and data analyst firms. Our members have answered millions of surveys and their opinions have made a difference.

Our Values

We conduct all business with the highest standards of honesty and fairness; we can be trusted.

We believe work should be fun; if we are not enjoying ourselves, we are doing something wrong.

We must be different from and more progressive than all other market research companies; we stand for something.

Ever Forward
We believe in continual change, improvement, learning and the advancement of standards.

Trusted By The World's Largest Brands

We take pride in our employees!

We have an energetic team of talented professionals who are passionate and dedicated to what they do!



We create the best experience for our communities—as a team.



In a culture of ever-changing technology, we push each other creatively and strive for the best solutions.



We have a fun, open & friendly office. We also enjoy having our pups join us on Fridays!

Get To Know Our Team


Prefer to drink wine


Would prefer to live in the mountains


Prefer pizza for eternity over ice cream


Prefer milk chocolate


Right handed


Would prefer a vacation to Europe


Would rather be stuck on a train then a bus


Would rather meet their descendants over their ancestors


Want to be a super hero

Executive Management Team

Our executive management team is well-versed in market research, data analyst, strategic planning and operations. They give our company its direction in a fast-paced and growing online market. Meet them below:

Brian Nelson
President and Chief Executive Officer

Brian Nelson, a Silicon Valley native, focused on building the Trancos management team and strategic planning for 24 years. He spent over 30+ years in the high-tech industry in the United States. He helped build and successfully sell two Internet Backbone Service Providers in his career.

The most recent venture, GeoNet communications, was acquired by Level 3 Communications (NASDAQ:LVLT). Prior to GeoNet Communications, Nelson was one of the original team members of InterNex Information Services, which was among the first ISDN Internet Service Providers in the world. InterNex was acquired by Concentric Networks (NASDAQ:CNCX).

Prior to InterNex, Nelson was one of the youngest Independent Option Market Makers to trade on the Pacific Stock Exchange in San Francisco. Nelson made markets in the Circuit City, Compaq, Cray Computer and US AIR trading pits.

Laure Nelson
Chief Operations Officer

Laure Nelson joined the company in 1999 as our International Marketing Director. She now serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Trancos, Inc. Nelson oversees the company's entire operations, works with some of the larger accounts and coordinates the divisions to maximize revenue and growth.

Nelson graduated from the University of Paris-Sorbonne with a Master's degree in International Management. She was previously employed with the international market research division of International Data Group (IDG).

Alex Bryant
Chief Technology Officer

Alex Bryant serves Trancos as Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, he oversees the entire system architecture, scalability, and robustness. Bryant also executes the company's vision, goals, and strategies.

Prior to Trancos, Bryant gained knowledge in code construction and system scalability while serving as Chief Engineer at Logger, Inc., an automotive social network company. In addition, he worked for VarTec Telecom in Sales, establishing long-term business relationships and immediate revenue. Combined, these experiences allow Bryant to execute on behalf of both the customer and company vision.

Bryant received a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, and an additional bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

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