The opportunity to learn, engage and grow from executive peers and to mentor future marketing leaders helps build a future that is more equitable, diverse and inclusive. Few things could be more important at this point in history.

Damaune Y. Journey

Global Global Chief Growth Officer, 72andSunny

Damaune serves as Global Chief Growth Officer at 72andSunny, one of the world’s most admired and innovative creative agencies, where he is responsible for the global revenue of the business including marketing and revenue operations, business development, and corporate communications.

For Journey, success means driving growth on both the agency and the client sides of the partnership, and he works across 72andSunny’s four global offices, as well as its long roster of brands, including the National Football League, United Airlines, Zoom, and Audible. Previously, Journey was Chief Growth/Marketing Officer at Private Medical, a concierge medical practice serving select UHNW families across the United States. In this role, he successfully developed and led the organization’s growth and expansion strategy. Prior to Private Medical, Journey was hired by private equity firm TPG Growth to serve as Chief Revenue Officer at the renowned private security firm Gavin de Becker & Associates, where he was responsible for
revenue growth, marketing and commercial operations, and scaling strategy.

As an executive and business unit leader at ShotSpotter, a venture-backed technology company, Journey helped lead the
firm’s IPO with its 2016 NASDAQ listing and was a featured protagonist in the Harvard Business School case, “ShotSpotter: A Gunfire Detection Business Looks for a New Market” about his efforts. Before ShotSpotter, he led global marketing and business development for CSECO, where he successfully
expanded the business to international markets on four continents.

Outside of his private-sector career, Journey has proudly served as National Chairperson and advisory board member of the National Society of Black Engineers and currently serves as a board director for a number of non-profits and social enterprises. Journey has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Born and raised in Flint, Michigan, he
lives in Oakland, CA with his wife and their two young children.

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