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Using Real Time Digital Intelligence: The Social Opportunity

duncanAs social interactions and the associated data continue to explode and proliferate, the immediate opportunity lies within the effective usage of real time data across owned, earned and paid strategies to optimize activity and results. This session will take a look at this leading edge approach including what it is, how its used, and how to determine if its relevant for your organization.

Duncan Alney is the vision behind Firebelly and a nationally recognized social media provocateur, who speaks across the country and has been featured in numerous media outlets. As CEO of Firebelly, Duncan leads the team to help brands connect and build relationships with their audiences. Firebelly’s clients include Anchor Bay Entertainment, Cisco, Pearson Education, Ponderosa, Qdoba, Web.com, Wiley Publishing, Harrisburg Stamped, Visit Fort Wayne, American Cancer Society, United Way and numerous others.

Duncan is also the founder of Twenty4Change, a collective that connects people, food and community organizations to create awareness and social change.

Education
Duncan has degrees from Hanover College, USA and St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, India – and self-funded his own education.

Background
Duncan grew up in India and came to American with $80 in his pocket to be a cowboy. He funded his own education through scholarships, working a variety of jobs and several entrepreneurial endeavors. He’s an award-winning short filmmaker and a voracious writer – publishing Passionati, an online magazine covering music and other cultural murmurs. He’s completed five marathons.

Duncan lives in Indianapolis with his entrepreneur wife, Angela Alney, their son – Enzo and their three cats – Boogie, Pookie and Zooiee.