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Damien King

Advisor Queensland, Australia, AU

Founder, CTO, Technologist

Founder, CTO, Technologist

4 vouches

Involved In


Whaddado - Know More Do More




CEO - Co Founder Pummel February 2016 - present
CTO Guvera April 2013 - February 2016
CTO and Co-Founder BeeLiked August 2012 - August 2013
Co-Founder CTO Whaddado - Know More Do More January 2009 - February 2012
Head of Development - Digital Entertainment Virgin Media July 2010 - August 2012
Senior Software Engineer March 2006 - December 2006
Web Developer Corepath Startup February 2003 - February 2006
Senior Web Development Engineer Button Communications February 2002 - February 2003
Web Development Engineer British Telecom May 2001 - February 2002
Web Development Engineer BBC February 2001 - May 2001
Web Development Engineer GlaxoSmithKline October 2000 - February 2001
Web Development Engineer BHP Billiton May 2000 - October 2000


WSAB Web and Social Analytics Bootcamp 2011 - 2011
Scrum Alliance Certified SCRUM Master 2010 - 2010
QA Executive Training 2009 - 2009
Holmesglen Institute Diploma of Information Technology - DNF - incomplete 1999 - 2000
RMIT University Advance Diploma of Electronic Engineering - DNF Incomplete 1996 - 1997

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Angel investor
  • • Advisors
  • • Growth hacking
  • • Angel investing
  • • Venture capital
  • • Press Release
  • • Private equity
  • • Business networking
  • • Joint Ventures
  • • Legal structures
  • • Marketing Strategy
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness

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Kyle McGinty
We worked together  •  Executive, Digital & Technology Recruitment Qld, MitchelLake Consulting.
I took a lead role in an Executive Search process to identify a CTO for a Private Equity Funded Global Startup. Damien was selected due to h ... is exceptional pedigree with leading progressive technology teams and his ability to impact the commercial value of a business through technology strategy and execution. Damien has a solid entrepreneurial style that inspires innovation amongst his colleagues and he also seeks to provide mentoring and thought leadership to and other technologists and entrepreneurs in the startup community.
Pontus Sonnerstedt
They're my advisor  •  Chairman, Polaris Limited (POL).
In our engagements Damien has shown solid technical skills, good business acumen and strong communication skills, including with media.
Michael Sydenham
We worked together
Damien understands and can bring together all the pieces of the tech puzzle to help forge a great startup. He has walked the startup road at ... least twice before, and in his latest CTO role, he assembled great resources to reboot the business, resulting in a swag of mobile-tech awards being won along the way.
Chris Bunyan
We worked together  •  Managing Director, Localstars.
Damien is determined and diligent; he's got a good blend of big company and start up experience. He's quite measured, not rash, but prepared ... to follow an opportunity. He's prepared to iterate products, and listens to feedback while being true to where he is aiming.

Kyle McGinty
We worked together  •  Executive, Digital & Technology Recruitment Qld, MitchelLake Consulting.
Kyle has a real passion for innovation and the startup community. He has excellent knowledge and experience that would be invaluable as an ... advisor and also has a great network to tap into.

Derek Munneke
We worked together  •  Board Member, OpenSA Inc..
As he has lots of experience in delivering production mobile and backend applications