PlaceSpeak connects people’s online identities with their home addresses so that they can voice their opinions electronically in a wide variety of forums. This provides topic hosts with confidence that they are receiving feedback from the right places. We are advancing the public consultation process by creating an online platform that enables inclusive, informed participation, policy development and decision making. Our goal is to bring back ‘power to the people', but do so in conjunction with proponents.
Viewpoint Learning describes its purpose as "designing and conducting specialized dialogues on complex and challenging issues for Fortune 500 companies, governments, foundations and other organizations across the United States, Canada and Europe." Viewpoint Learning is a for-profit enterprise.
Viewpoint Learning was founded in 1999 by Daniel Yankelovich and Steven A. Rosell. Since 1999 Viewpoint Learning has designed and conducted public and private dialogues in the United States, Canada and Europe.