Damian Bazadona

President & Founder

Damian founded Situation in 2001.

Over the years, Damian has worked with brands worldwide, across a range of industries, to develop and deploy award-winning marketing campaigns. Under his leadership, Situation has been honored with numerous workplace awards from Crain’s, Best Companies Group, Digiday, and Fortune. Cynopsis honored Damian with the Social Good Leader of the Year and HR Visionary of the Year award. Recently, Variety named him to their annual list of industry visionaries in their Digital Marketing Impact Report.

Damian is an active speaker at industry conferences and on university campuses across the country including Columbia, Yale, NYU, and his alma mater, University at Albany. He is also a co-founder of TEDxBroadway, one of the longest-running independently organized TED events.

Damian passionately invests in arts education and community engagement. In 2011, he founded Situation Project, a nonprofit that brings educational programming and immersive artistic and cultural experiences to middle schoolers across under-resourced NYC public schools. Situation Project was honored with an invitation to participate in the White House’s inaugural SouthxSouthLawn in 2016 under the Obama Administration. Damian believes that the power of the human spirit is remarkable, and he brings that conviction to his company and his clients.

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