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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Dave Harkins

Blue Ridge Group
Charlotte, NC

David Harkins teaches organizations and individuals how to successfully overcome the inability, the fear, and sometimes the unwillingness, to change. He has extensive experience in marketing strategy, branding, customer engagement, and eCommerce.

For more than 20 years, David has helped companies navigate the challenges brought by disruption. He has worked in many industries and has held senior positions with--or advised--many well-known organizations including: Alzheimer’s Association (National), American Bar Association (National), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Cargill Ag Horizons, Disabled American Veterans (National), Domino’s Pizza, Geneer, Girl Scouts of the USA (National), Microsoft, PinPoint Marketing, and Subway to name just a few.

David is a serial entrepreneur and has experience working with first-stage start-up companies. He is the CEO of Blue Ridge Group, and he advises and mentors entrepreneurs through his company David Harkins Group.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 25

3:55pm CDT