Damian is a BVCC Venture Fellow at M12, focused on cybersecurity and AI/ML. He is a Master’s candidate at Columbia University, where he studies technology management as an HBCU Fellow. Damian is also an HBCUvc Fellow, and serves as an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Consultant to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. In addition to this work in the startup ecosystem, Damian leads marketing and brand management for PopCom, a retail automation startup.
Damian previously worked as an Analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co., and has consistently been recognized as a standout pitch competition and hackathon participant. He received a BBA in finance with honors from Jackson State University.