DJ is the CMO of iStrategyLabs, focusing on new product development (Grandstand, Social Machines, and something new coming in 2014…), while exploring new partnerships & opportunities for iSL and its team members. DJ brands, markets, and creates experiences that launch companies, sell products, and connects people and organizations with what they need to succeed.
DJ is a DC Ambassador for Sandbox (a global network of 900+ inspirational leaders from over 60 countries under the age of 30) and is a co-producer of the DC Tech Meetup. He studied International Affairs at GW, studied abroad and interned at a startup in Beijing, and continues to mentor GW startups. He serves as a board member of Think Local First, is an Acceleprise mentor, and chairs the Entrepreneurs Board of Enstitute DC. He also joined NextGen Angels in 2013.
DJ won the Great Urban Race in Washington, DC and was a finalist in the New Orleans championships — he also plays in the DC Bocce League, where his team (city champs & sponsored by the legendary Ben’s Chili Bowl) has donated thousands of dollars to local non-profits.