Damian Bazadona

President/Founder, Situation Interactive, USA

From the Super Bowl to Broadway’s biggest brands, Damian’s worked on NYC’s most epic events. He created an experiential workplace that’s won five best places to work in NYC awards, and Cynopsis also honored him with two awards: Social Good Leader of the Year Award and HR Visionary of the Year.

Outside of Situation, Damian acts as a speaker at a variety of different universities including NYU, Columbia, Yale, and SUNY Albany. He writes too, contributing in the past to Ad AgeAdWeek, and The Huffington Post. Damian’s most recent accomplishment? Participating in the White House’s inaugural SouthxSouthLawn.

For the past seven years, Damian’s organized one of the longest running TEDx events—TEDxBroadway. He also passionately invests in the future of arts—he founded the 501(c)(3) corporation Situation Project, the Situation Cares/Ian Bennett Memorial scholarship, and the Situation Interactive Prize for Experience Research at SUNY Albany.

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