KEEN—for Keeping Entrepreneurs Engaged and Networking—is convening an eclectic and exciting group of top digital tastemakers, leaders, founders and innovators all under one roof from October 24 to 27, 2013 in a three-day B2B and B2C event and expo. This inaugural conference in Nashville welcomes social influencers, journalists, editors, developers, start-ups, small businesses and Fortune 500 brands to come meet, collaborate, and learn about innovative technologies and new platforms in the areas of travel, technology, food and spirits, family and entertainment.

Omni Nashville, which opened its doors on Sept. 30, is KEEN’s official hotel sponsor and the site of all content and programming. Speakers and special guests will engage their audiences on all levels with talks about targeted advertising, using social for good, Millennial marketing, email campaigns, visual messaging, digital media ethics and much more. Keep up to date with the summit schedule as it evolves.
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Darren Frei

Digital Editorial Director
Greensboro, NC
Before joining Pace as Digital Editorial Director for FourSeasonsMagazine.com, Darren worked in New York City as Editorial Director for Smart Luxury Travel magazine and ShermansTravel.com. There he launched 385 travel guides and 13 blogs, and established the company’s social media presence. A zealous foodie, he spent much of his free time following Manhattan’s latest restaurant and bar openings as a reviewer for NYMag.com. Prior to New York, he worked in Los Angeles as an editor at Out Traveler magazine and The Advocate news magazine. When he’s not optimizing content (for humans and search engines) he enjoys mushing huskies in the Finnish Lapland, scouting rooftop pools in Rio, spotting tigers in central India and watching Breaking Bad at home in Greensboro, North Carolina.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, October 26

9:50am CDT