From the biggest studios to Silicon Valley startups to blue chip brands, Damon Berger has helped some of the most influential companies in the world navigate the digital space.
Before co-founding Disrupt/Group, Damon led Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation as Director of Digital Marketing, where he set and executed the overall digital campaign strategies for theatrical domestic releases, including media spending, social media, content, and new technology partnerships. Webby Award Honoree for his work on the Avatar campaign (see Mashable’s article “How Social Media and the Web Helped Avatar Make $1 Billion”), his other titles included Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The A-Team, Predators, Vampires Suck, Machete, and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
Prior to joining 20th Century Fox, Damon started a new branded entertainment studio for San Francisco-based Moderati, overseeing branded initiatives that spanned apps and video-centric programming.
Also while in San Francisco, Damon Berger was the head programming and business development for Revision3, Internet Television. During his tenure at Revision3, Damon helped to double the network’s audience size from 3.5 to nearly 7 million monthly video views, while securing over 40 strategic business and distribution partnerships for the company.
In 2007, Damon also helped to launch Stage 9, the digital studio for The Walt Disney Co., where he was the head of creative development. While at Stage 9, he assembled the first-ever digital development slate at TWDC, while supervising all aspects of storytelling from pitch to delivery of finished show, while working with brands to monetize the content.
A member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Interactive Peer Group and a mentor for American Film Institute’s Digital Content Lab, Damon began his career in the entertainment industry with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Film Studies Certificate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2000. While attending UMass, he participated in the Panavision/Kodak Filmmakers Outreach Program.
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