Whoever you are, you have hundreds, thousands or millions of fans who seek ways to connect and engage with you. Our proprietary ORBIT™ tools identify and connect you with the most influential ones every day, in real time.

What We Do

ORBIT™ Influence Mapping

Starting with Twitter, ORBIT™ identifies and maps the most influential and important people driving discussion and sentiment about your brand, issue or product online.

It is then extended to all publicly available social networks and websites, working in near real-time, in nearly every language and in about every neighborhood around the world.

Like no other product or monitoring platform, ORBIT™ is unique because:

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Who we are

Founded in Harvard Square and with outposts on most every continent, we reside at the intersection of people, technology and ideas – at the metaphorical space where concepts collide with modern methodologies to create real connections, approachable and effective tools, and instant insight that will successfully fuel nearly every effort imaginable.  Meet our executive team.

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John Della Volpe

Founder and CEO

John is one of the world’s leading authorities on understanding global sentiment, opinion and influence — especially among Millennials and in the age of digital and social media. He was named a “Future Legend of Marketing” by the Ad Club of Boston in 2013 and has advised heads of state, Fortune 100 CEOs, military generals, athletes and entertainers and has turned his recent insights into tools that help companies and organizations use social media analytics to identify and empower their most important stakeholders.

John also serves as the Director of Polling at Harvard’s Institute of Politics and with Jonathan Chavez directs polling for POLITICO and the Boston Globe.  In 2008, he received an Eisenhower Fellowship for which he traveled extensively throughout China, Hong Kong, and Korea (including a supervised day in North Korea) studying Millennials and the use of the Internet.

In 2014, he was featured in the ABC News and Yahoo! News series Power Players, and has keynoted numerous conferences around the world speaking on the impact that the Millennial generation and social media are having on our economy, politics and culture, most recently at the Swiss Media Forum in Lucerne, Switzerland. John is a regular contributor to the political coverage of the New York Times, the Huffington Post, WBUR’s Cognoscenti and other online and offline channels.

John remains active today as a member of the Ad Club of Boston Board of Directors, the President of the New England Association of Eisenhower Fellowships and is a member of the Global Alumni Steering Committee.

twitter: @dellavolpe

John Della Volpe

Founder and CEO

John is one of the world’s leading authorities on understanding global sentiment, opinion and influence — especially among Millennials and in the age of digital and social media. He was named a “Future Legend of Marketing” by the Ad Club of Boston in 2013 and has advised heads of state, Fortune 100 CEOs, military generals, athletes and entertainers and has turned his recent insights into tools that help companies and organizations use social media analytics to identify and empower their most important stakeholders.

John also serves as the Director of Polling at Harvard’s Institute of Politics and with Jonathan Chavez directs polling for POLITICO and the Boston Globe.  In 2008, he received an Eisenhower Fellowship for which he traveled extensively throughout China, Hong Kong, and Korea (including a supervised day in North Korea) studying Millennials and the use of the Internet.

In 2014, he was featured in the ABC News and Yahoo! News series Power Players, and has keynoted numerous conferences around the world speaking on the impact that the Millennial generation and social media are having on our economy, politics and culture, most recently at the Swiss Media Forum in Lucerne, Switzerland. John is a regular contributor to the political coverage of the New York Times, the Huffington Post, WBUR’s Cognoscenti and other online and offline channels.

John remains active today as a member of the Ad Club of Boston Board of Directors, the President of the New England Association of Eisenhower Fellowships and is a member of the Global Alumni Steering Committee.

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In The News

Recent news stories about SocialSphere or based on SocialSphere’s work.

CNN Taps John Della Volpe for Opinion

September 19, 2014

Scotland may have voted no on independence, but 16- and 17- year-olds offered a resounding yes to the question of whether young people can be motivated to take part in the political process after being allowed to vote for the first time. With voter turnout reportedly edging close to a remarkable 90% in some areas, many are pondering what we can expect from the youth vote… Read More

John Della Volpe References Harvard IOP Poll in CS Monitor

September 6, 2014

“It’s been clear for some time now that young people are growing more disillusioned and disconnected from Washington,” said Harvard Institute of Politics Polling Director John Della Volpe in a statement. “There’s an erosion of trust in the individuals and institutions that make government work” … Read More

SocialSphere Analysis included in WaPost “The Fix”

August 29, 2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is miles ahead of her Democratic gubernatorial opponents before next week’s primary, according to a new poll from the Boston Globe. Unfortunately, that luck doesn’t extend to November … Read More

SocialSphere Analysis of #MarketBasket in Boston Globe

August 20, 2014

The heated drama of the Market Basket saga seems at odds with the prosaic supermarket filled with fresh vegetables, bags of rice, and the sounds of Muzak. But the study of economic sociology has shown that shoppers don’t just make a cold calculation that leads them to the seller with the lowest prices … Read More

SocialSphere Politico Poll: Stay out of Ukraine, Middle East

July 21, 2014

The survey provides a unique look at the foreign policy attitudes of voters who will decide the most competitive Senate and House races this fall. It shows an intensely skeptical view of American military intervention … Read More

Globe & SocialSphere Make “Political-Junkie Style Coverage” Accessible

June 10, 2014

It’s added a new editor, Felice Belman, and a new political reporter, David Scharfenberg. And until the general election in November, the Globe is working with SocialSphere to present polls each week on big issues and track the conversation on Massachusetts politics as they happen on social media … Read More

Our Clients

Below are some selected clients across four of our verticals: sports, entertainment, consumer goods and public affairs.

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Information is power. The more informed you are, the smarter your decisions, the broader your success. Through a variety of tools and packages, SocialSphere goes beyond informatics and analytics. Our offerings work harder, because we make it a point to start out as informed as possible. We collect and distill the most pertinent data. Then we use that data to your advantage, via customized strategic engagement plans that create real, measurable relationships with your audience.

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