Alan Dunton

Managing Director

Alan leads SHIFT San Francisco, balancing his time across client relations, team growth, and business development. A 20+ year industry veteran, he brings a broad range of communications and marketing expertise and insight to SHIFT from both agency and client-side positions.

Since joining the ranks during the original dotcom boom, Alan has remained fascinated with the development of new technologies and the evolution of how stories about the people and companies behind them are shaped and shared. Over the course of his career, he has helped guide creative and measurable communications programs for a range of innovative tech, including fintech, enterprise hardware and software, consumer products and applications, digital healthcare, and entertainment.

Three indisputable facts:
Dark chocolate is the superior chocolate.
Top Gun is one of the most influential films of all time.
The AP’s stance on the Oxford Comma is wrong.

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