After flying around the world selling high-tech for a couple of decades, Damon
landed at Sitka to direct his
energy at the US's environmental challenges.
"Society will get a better return on natural resource investments when we become better at leveraging high-tech systems.
After living in China, Damon
invested himself fully in helping Oregon develop its own environmental markets to attract private capital to traditionally public works projects.
Damon earned an MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University following a BA in Chinese Studies from Whittier College.
Why environmental data management?
envisages an oncoming "golden age" for the science of natural infrastructure management as software systems enable adaptive management on a large scale.
Damon lives in Portland with his
wife, two boys, three chickens, and permanently off-duty guard dog.
free time, he
coaches youth sports, plays a few himself, and is helping a former high-tech colleague market locally grown quinoa.
Best sandwich in Portland?
Lardo's pork belly.