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Dave Van de Walle - Area 224. Evanston, IL, US

Dave Van de Walle

CEO | Area 224


Objective-Oriented Marketing, Holistic Social Media, and How To Use Both for Business Success



Dynamic speaker with first-person startup experience. Business builder. Marketer. Team leader. No BS.

Subjects of expertise include Objective-Oriented Marketing, Holistic Social Media, Emerging Brands and Startups.

Former Sportscaster, Former Fortune 500 VP of Global Public Relations, Former Sports Information Director at a small, barely Division 1 US College.

Industry Expertise (5)

Beverages - Alcoholic

Social Media

Public Relations and Communications


Financial Services

Areas of Expertise (3)

Startup Marketing and Startup Survival

Holistic Social Media

Objective-Oriented Marketing

Education (1)

Syracuse University: Bachelor of Science, Broadcast Journalism 1992

Worked at world famous WAER-FM, The Cradle of Sportscasters, as play-by-play and morning/afternoon drive Sports Reporter.

Sample Talks (1)

Holistic Social Media - Why Treating the Whole Patient Makes Sense for Your Business

In this highly interactive and highly targeted presentation, Dave Van de Walle gets to the heart of the matter: why lots of social media puffery is just that, and why Shiny Object Syndrome can be a recipe for disaster.



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  • Author Appearance


250 to 5000