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Damien Patton

Damien Patton

Founder+CEO, Banjo

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Damien is the founder and CEO of Banjo. Banjo is the social media "energy source" that instantly indexes posts by location, giving an immediate view of what's happening all over the planet at any given moment. Damien is a serial entrepreneur who has put his talents to use in vastly varied disciplines. He served in Desert Storm, was the Chief Mechanic of a top NASCAR Cup team and even dusted for prints and collected DNA as a crime investigator. A trailblazer in the industry, Damien speaks regularly at conferences on location-based technology, privacy, entrepreneurship and agile development. The FTC recently chose Damien to address Privacy Commissioners from around the world at the annual meeting in San Francisco.