Damien is an experienced technologist and advisor with a rich heritage in platforms and mobile application development. He has more than 18 years of experience in technology and engineering and has recently become a BlockChain advocate, founding both Blockchainers.co and PUML.io, a healthtech BlockChain company in Singapore.
He acts as a Technology Advisor and Chief Innovation Officer for YPB and also advises a number of other innovative technology companies in Australia and the UK. He has his own nearshore boutique Startup Studio, Adaptive Media, that is based in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and has founded 2 startups, Pummel Fitness and Beeliked Media, a SaaS based a Social Promotions Platform in London.
He spent 7 years at Virgin Media in the UK as Head of Development, Digital Entertainment helping to deliver their STB VOD and onDemand video and music streaming services and was also the Chief Technology Officer for music streaming service Guvera. At Guvera he scaled and delivered a sophisticated global delivery platform to support 40 Million tracks across 20 Countries with over 10 Million app downloads.
Damien previously worked for BHP Billiton and has experience working with major UK companies such as The BBC, British Telecom and GlaxoSmithKline. Damien is a qualified ScrumMaster an Agile Practitioner and a Senior member of the Australian Computer Society (MACS Snr CP).