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We are pleased to announce David Shing, commonly known as Shingy to his international followers will be delivering a special keynote at the show next month. He will be representing global tech leader AOL in his role as Digital Prophet.

He’s one of the most controversial and outspoken speakers in tech right now, so be sure to check him out!!

What is a Digital Prophet I hear you ask and how can you become one?

According to Shingy, his role involves “watching the future take shape across the vast online landscape”.

He is the man leading AOL’s future strategy; working closely with their CEO Tim Armstrong to try and bring AOL to the forefront of digital partnerships.

He has stated  “I listen to where media is headed and figure out how our brands can win in that environment,”. He follows up saying there is “no typical day” for a digital prophet.

What will he be talking about at Apps World?

Culture, Code + Creativity

Disruptive tech and programmatic have dominated the advertising conversation of late. Where does creativity fit in all that?

Everywhere. That's David Shing’s take. Join AOL’s digital prophet as he discusses tech disruption and how it has ushered us from the age of information to the age of conversation.

This will be taking place on the afternoon of November 19th as part of the Social and Mobile keynote session; be sure not to miss it, its going to be a blast!!

What product does he use in his hair?
He hasn’t let us know yet, but we will be sure to ask! 

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