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.
November 4th, 2020 | 55 mins 45 secs
Chelsea Troy talks in-depth about her Techtivism blog series: coding in investigation mode, engineers considering the actions and impact of their work systematically, the power of influence, making a connection between values and your work as an engineer, and individual vs collective action.