Damien Burke started working on Internet startups in 1999 and never stopped. He has been an engineer, founder, CTO, VP, and product manager.
Outside of tech, Damien is certified in ontological coaching, hypnosis, and neuro-linguistic programming. He spent several years as a professional poker player, has performed as an actor in theatre, commercials, network television, and film, and currently serves on the board of his local neighborhood council.
Damien is the co-creator of EarlyWords, a tool to help aspirational creatives achieve flow.
He is the creator of the Neighborhood Council Management System which supports volunteers working in (very) local government.
He is also the creator of Neverbust, the bankroll manager for professional poker players.
Finally, Damien offers coaching and consulting for software product teams at Talaria Software.
Damien Burke has been a guest on 2 episodes.
200: "Bad Code" with Damien Burke
September 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
In episode 200, Damien Burke comes back on the podcast to talk about "good code" vs "bad code", his background in hypnosis, doing things the easy way, and distinctions between teaching and learning.
188: Going Off the Rails with Damien Burke
June 24th, 2020 | 59 mins 32 secs
Damien Burke talks about life being hard: How do we make things easy? Also: treating expertise as transferable to different fields, loving yourself unconditionally, his background in theater and applying it to tech, and "ontological coaching."