Damon Brown is a distinguished best-selling author, public speaker, and coach to nontraditional entrepreneurs.
He co-founded the #1 Apple app Cuddlr, a social-meeting application where strangers living within walking distance could meet for casual, platonic cuddling. In 2015 he sold Cuddlr, just a year after its launch, jump-starting the platonic connection industry. The app had 200,000 users and was featured on both the covers of The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and the New York Times.
Damon is the author of 19 books including Our Virtual Shadow: Why We Are Obsessed with Documenting Our Lives Online (2013), Bring Your Worth: Level Up Your Creative Power, Value & Services to the World (2019), The Bite-Sized Entrepreneur (2016), The Ultimate Bite-Size Entrepreneur (2017), The Productive Bite-Sized Entrepreneur (2016), The Balanced Bite-Sized Entrepreneur (2017), and The Passive Writer: 5 Steps to Earning Money in Your Sleep (2018).
He holds a master's degree in Magazine Publishing from Northwestern University and sits on the board of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. His media clients include Blizzard Activision, Western Digital, TEDx, Al Jazeera America, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and GWC. He has been featured in several newspapers, magazines, and online publications including Playboy Magazine, New York Post, AARP Magazine, and CNN.
Damon is also the founder and developer of So Quotable (SoQuo) that aims to capture quotes in real life. SoQuo has been featured in the TED Book "Our Virtual Shadow" and its quotes shared by TED, Al Jazeera America, and other media organizations.
Damon is a notable TED Talk Speaker delivering presentations like "The Positive Power of Observation" in 2014 at Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, and "Why You Should Strive for Good Enough" in 2018 for TEDxToledo.
His passion to help side hustlers, solopreneurs, and other non-traditional entrepreneurs led him to start his column "Sane Success" in the leading American business magazine, Inc. As a columnist on Inc. Magazine, Damon explores how ambitious entrepreneurs can thrive without destroying their personal relationships or sacrificing their health.