Damien Navarro


Tinkerer, Marketer, Storyteller, Urban Farmer & Nutty Professor...

Currently President of one of the world’s largest content studios, VIMBY, and Fellow of The Institute, a global marketing, business and content consulting co-op where Storytellers United was founded with Adi TV Studios and Lexus (L-Studio) – an event series featuring renowned storytellers, educators and thought leaders dedicated to inspiring equal representation for people of all backgrounds in television, stage, film, music and literary content.

First and foremost THE passion is storytelling. Have served nearly 20 years as a C-level marketing agency, technology, content studio, and start-up consultant. Managed over a $1B brand, product, and media fundraising capital portfolio. Served as a board member for a number of non-profits and global cause initiatives. Adjunct professor at Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.

Award-winning producer and director of branded motion-picture, animated, audio, live-event, literary and digital content and/or multinational ad campaigns for companies such as NBC/Universal, Showtime, USA Networks, the Daily Beast, 20th Century Fox, Statefarm, Walgreens, General Mills, Intel, Best Friends Animal Society, and a number of Fortune 1000 corporations, products and brands. Body of work has garnered a number of industry awards including Webby’s, Addy’s & Telly’s. EP of docu-series Street Medicine, currently in development with Universal Cable Productions.

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