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.

A close race for governor ahead

June 6, 2014

Boston Globe: Republican Charlie Baker has narrowed the gap with Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts governor’s race, signaling a potentially tight contest this fall, according to a new Boston Globe poll.

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Boston Globe to Poll Weekly

June 5, 2014

From the Huffington Post:  As part of a new weekly section and companion web site on Massachusetts politics called “Capital,” the Boston Globe will be conducting a weekly poll of the Commonwealth’s voters.

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Patrick gets high marks from likely voters

Boston Globe: Governor Deval Patrick, facing a run of troubles in his final months in office, remains popular with state voters, but people view him more favorably as a person than as a governor, according to a new Boston Globe poll.

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SocialSphere powers P.K. Subban story

May 29, 2014

The Boston Globe uses SocialSphere data to explore the nature of the Patrick Subban racist tweets controversy in “How the P.K. Subban tweets became a digital wildfire”:

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POLITICO Releases 1st of 4 SocialSphere Mid-Term Election Polls

May 19, 2014

President Barack Obama’s job approval slump and voters’ entrenched wariness of his health care law are dogging Democrats ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, and Republicans have captured a lead in the areas home to the year’s most competitive races, according to a new POLITICO poll.

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Power Players Interview with John Della Volpe

May 7, 2014

Young people are more disillusioned about government and politics than at any time since 2000, a new survey from the Harvard Institute of Politics reveals.

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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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