DJ is the CMO of iStrategyLabs, focusing on new product innovation while exploring new opportunities and partners 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 grow. He joined NextGen Angels in 2013, and manages iSL’s growing portfolio of investments in local startups.
DJ is a co-producer of the DC Tech Meetup, a DC Ambassador for Sandbox, and serves on the board of Think Local First DC and Enstitute. He studied International Affairs at GW and studied in Beijing where he worked at cleantech startup.
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.