Digital Trends Media Group Welcomes Alfred Dual as New Head of People

PORTLAND, Ore., October 16, 2020– Digital Trends Media Group, the award-winning Millennial-focused publishing brand and the world’s largest independently owned technology publisher, announced today that the company’s Human Resource Director, Alfred Dual, has been promoted to Head of People.

Dual joined the team in July and has been working closely with the company’s executive team to elevate human resources processes in support of the publisher’s fast growth. Dual’s key initiatives include amplifying the company’s commitment to social responsibility with the brand’s industry-leading 7 Point Plan to Meaningfully Address Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; and working to refine systems for career pathing, training, ensuring pay equity and otherwise positively impacting the lives of employees and community members. 

“We’re grateful to have Alfred expand upon the great work he’s already done as our new Head of People,” says Ian Bell, CEO of Digital Trends. “His investment in our team has been evident, and he’s already made an indelible impact on our culture.”

Dual brings years of human resources experience to Digital Trends Media Group and has worked with global brands, including Wyndham Hotels, Target, and most recently, Discogs, the world’s largest online music database.

“I’m looking forward to making Digital Trends Media Group the best workplace in the industry,” says Dual. “Improving the lives of our readers through humanizing technology starts by empowering our passionate team to perform at their best.”

About Digital Trends Media Group

Digital Trends Media Group is a leading publishing consortium encompassing a number of Millennial-focused media brands including Digital Trends, the largest independent technology publisher helping people navigate an increasingly digital world. With easy-to-understand product reviews, entertaining news and videos, Digital Trends serves more than 30 million unique visitors each month. Digital Trends reaches more than 100 million tech influencers through their own media network, and its syndicate partners include Yahoo!, Oath, Flipboard, Cheddar, Amazon, FOX News and more than 200 broadcast news stations. Digital Trends is headquartered in Portland, OR with offices in New York City,Los Angeles, Detroit, Toronto and Chicago. For more information, visit

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