Demand Inflections

Random Walk’s  technology driven data ensemble  helps investors identify potential inflections before they are priced in.   Utilizing a combination of several email and web consumer panels  our systems identify and report  changes in consumer preferences for key products and services.

Promotional Index

Our promotional index is the most quantitative and robust data tracking changes in discounts, marketing campaigns, frequency of offers for leading consumer brands.

New Customer Growth

For several hundred brands we are able to track new sign up related email confirmations.

Promotional Insights

Our email intelligence provides the industry’s most robust analysis on timing and trend changes in promotions with history dating back more than 5 years.

Proprietary Surveys

Random Walk’s team manages the survey process to produce accurate real-time insights.  Surveys of our subject matter experts.  Identify changes in sentiment, buying patterns, awareness.


Email Intelligence

Random Walk is a technology driven independent firm focused on quantifying changes in how large public brands are interacting with their leads and customers and then measuring the consumer’s response.

Data Driven

Maintaining An Edge

Our team of data scientists uses natural language processing in order to classify and categorize more than 100,000 digital messages from 200 brands weekly.  This helps generate real-time insights into how organic demand for brands maybe changing.


Forecasting Operating Trends

Since inception in 2011, our insights have identified hundreds of significant inflections before operating results are made public.  With our weekly updates we can capture changes in demand and sales trends in near-real time.

 Our Service

Actionable Investment Insight

We uncover real-time inflections in demand.  Our clients are alerted to these unforeseen changes in consumer trends and how they could impact growth trajectories.


Our Email classification engine uses NLP and machine learning to quantitatively track trends in discounting and promotions.

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Our team is laser focused on generating the industry’s most accurate quantitative promotional trend data for nearly 200 brands.¬† Our data scientists, natural language processing python developers, email systems experts,¬† software engineers focus on creating the most robust insights in how brands are communicating with customers and leads.¬† ¬†Random Walk’s focus is not telling our institutional investors how to do invest, but instead providing them with very clear quantitative measurable data visualizations.¬† Specifically, we deliver a promotional ensemble that provides a picture of potential trend changes and inflections.¬† Our near term objective to dramatically improve our promotional signals by creating brand by brand business logic to truly help investors understand what constitute a steep discount, an extended sale, a flash sale, an unexpected promotion and more.


Gregory Robin, Founded Random Walk in 2011

Greg Robin is the founder of Random Walk.  He has over twenty years in finance and has been involved in delivering big data insights to investors long before it was popularized on the street.  He has a background in computer science with a graduate degree in distributed systems and has a background in search engine optimization having worked with over a dozen publicly traded companies.   On the finance side Greg understands the needs of his clients as he has been providing insights over the past decade and previously held his research analyst series 86/87,  series 24, series 7, series 4.   Currently Greg also serves as the Product Manager for the soon to be released promotional insights dashboard working with a network of developers on the business logic of classifying, filtering and  categorizing nearly 4 million emails from almost 200 leading brands.



Stephen McMurtry leads the technology process at Random Walk. He holds a BSc in Physics and Mathematics and a Masters of Applied Science. He has more than 4 years of industry experience creating mathematical models and preparing analysis to help others make data driven decisions. Stephen has produced data visualizations for the web that have been viewed more than one million times.



Timothy Gillihan leads the forecasting process, projecting key financial metrics based on Random Walk’s proprietary data. He has over ten years of experience analyzing publicly traded companies across all industries and regularly testifies as an accounting and economic expert witness in federal and state courts. Tim has interviewed hundreds of C-level executives regarding accounting practices, financial results, and expected future performance. Extensive knowledge of industry benchmarks and performance standards.


To help protect our clients’ edge we maintain a narrow distribution. Give us a call to see if we can work together.


Random Walk Financial
PO Box 7138
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

email: sales AT ranwalk DOT com