Mission Statement

Octopus Group exists to get you the maximum amount of cash for your time and opinions.
Our mission is to shake up the Australian survey panel industry so that everyone gets a better deal.

Jade Lowe


People loyalist, problem solver and ideas man. Has more belief in people than he should and is way too passionate in his pursuit of people power. Can solve just about any problem and always has the big picture in mind.

Almost 20 years in market research mainly within the technology spaces, has an obsession with any ball game, is a bit of a monkey and loves to cook for others.

John Karathomas


Always thinking outside the box. Working smarter not harder is his mantra. He is the funny guy in the team (at least he thinks he is).
Loves surveys, burgers, donuts, watermelon, the outdoors and going fast.

With over 18 years experience in Market Research, John has worked in all facets of the industry.
From survey programming, statistical analysis, project/account management, panel management/recruitment/engagement, operations and much more.

Nick MacDonald


Addicted to software development, gaming, Redbull and Guiness (not necessarily in that order). He enjoys life in the city, being tall and making stuff work.

With a bunch tech languages under his belt he has a knack for translating ideas into concepts. He’s a quick study, loves a challenge, and detests deadlines (better to do it right the first time).