Keen Insights

Keen is a new breed of company: a software-enabled strategic consultancy. We deliver best in class strategic consulting services, grounded in break-through analytic tools & software. We created this hybrid approach because we believed that marketers needed smarter, faster insights and improved support systems to compete effectively in a rapidly changing marketplace.
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Jul 29, 2015

            Alex Ho, Executive Director of Marketing at American Greetings, sits down to talk with Keen Strategy’s Alan Hart about the inspiration behind the card company’s award-winning World’s Toughest Job campaign.

Jul 21, 2015

Keen's co-founder and managing partner, Alan Hart sat down with Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, to understand what makes TNC unique, why they partner with notorious polluters and his reflections on leadership. TNC is one of the world’s leading conservation organizations. Mark is also author of Nature's Fortune and a former Goldman Sachs partner before taking the helm at TNC. This initiative is made possible due to a partnership with UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Jul 20, 2015

Eric Fuller from Pepsi Co. talks about what made the company's Super Bowl half-time show sponsorship with Beyonce so successful, as well how the company implements brand storytelling, consumer's interaction with media, and leveraging every element of the marketing mix.

Jul 20, 2015

Diageo's Matt Pechman sits down with Keen Strategy's Alan Hart to discuss Diageo's highly touted Tonight We Tanqueray campaign, in addition to Tanqueray's rejuvenated growth, how brands can create better experiences, and how brands can secure a creative yet effective campaign.

Jul 20, 2015

Tom Bick at Oscar Mayer, talks to Alan Hart of Keen Strategy, about what made the brand's Say It With Bacon campaign such a success, as well as Oscar's approach to working with partners, long-term brand effectiveness, and how clients "get what they deserve".

Jul 20, 2015

Vic Walia of Expedia discusses what it was that made the travel company's Find Yours campaign such a huge hit, as well as how he likes to tell a good story, Expedia's approach to big data, and how to build a brand as an asset.

Jul 20, 2015

Daryl Evans of AT&T discusses what made the telecom giant's highly touted It's Not Complicated campaign so successful, as well as a few personal details such as how he defines marketing effectiveness, his view on trends, and what fuels his success.