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Denise Brien
2014 MAKER

Denise Brien


Through her innovative research, Denise Brien has elevated AOL in the marketplace as a thought leader and rich source of insights highly regarded by both advertisers and the business community at large. Inside AOL, Denise has been instrumental in taking the research team to a new level as they earned the market research industry’s highest honor, the EXPLOR Award, recognizing the most innovative research with the most business impact.

Among qualities for which Denise is lauded is foresight, which has given her the ability to anticipate questions that need answers and push research forward to provide insight into those answers. She's considered an innovator at AOL with ideas that are nothing short of transformational. Denise divides her time between Dulles, Va., and New York.