Mike Thiede is a Customer Experience Consultant with Alliant Energy. He was one of the founders of Power Thinkers, Alliant Energy’s online insight community. Mike’s experience throughout his career in actuarial and corporate research gives him an edge on knowing what is needed from each survey and how best to extract that from the insight community. He leads the design and programming of each activity and is able to turn an idea into an activity and the activity feedback into recommendations in just a few days. The efficient management of Power Thinkers is the reason Alliant Energy was rewarded with the 2016 North American Insight Community of the Year Award.