Innovator – Daniel Gardner

“Community is everything, including a source of inspiration, without which I’d be half as knowledgeable as I am today. I’m grateful for my community, who regularly inspire me to give back.”

Danny is the Social Intelligence Lead at Haleon, where he oversees the in-house social listening & analytics programs for their 25+ OTC brand portfolio, including Advil, Sensodyne, Emergen-C, Tums, ChapStick, Robitussin, Excedrin, and more. Prior to Haleon, he was the social intelligence lead at big pharma giants GSK and Pfizer. Danny is a respected thought leader, public speaker, and one of the world's leading experts at the intersection of social media, big data & analytics, and market research.


He’s been recognized for his multi-disciplinary work and leadership with placements on the DataIQ 100, Social Intelligence Insider 50, ESOMAR Insight 250, The Drum Future 50, and AIM AI100. He regularly volunteers his time to mentoring the next generation of analytics, social media, and market research talent (undergraduates, masters candidates, and young pros).