Chief Production Officer, The Inception Company
Damon began his career working under Academy Award-winning documentarian Errol Morris where he first developed his eye for character-driven storytelling. He then moved on to ShowtimeNetworks’ Creative Services department in New York where he was the youngest person ever hired as a producer. A move to Los Angeles led to a turn in the feature film world. After a stint at ICM, he made his way to Universal Pictures. As part of their Motion Picture Group he worked on numerous feature films including Patch Adams, The Rundown, Mystery Men, Bride of Chucky, The Family Man, and American Pie, 2 Fast, 2Furious. As the Director of Development for Jessica Lange’s production company, Prairie Films, he oversaw numerous projects, including the award-winning feature filmTitus and the television movie My Sister’s Keeper. Damon then executive produced television series spanning the unscripted space and oversaw more than600 episodes of House Hunters International. Additionally, he has executive produced House Hunters; Off The Grid (HGTV), Restoring Glory (HGTV), Restaurant Redemption (Food Network), Genevieve’s Renovation (HGTV), Restaurant Divided (Food Network), Rocco’s Dinner Party (Bravo), No Kitchen Required (BBC America), and Bigger In Texas (A&E). He is proud to have produced the award-winning PBS series Wired Science, Meet the Folks (NBC), TheFamily Feud (syndicated), Killer Outbreaks (Animal Planet), and the first-ever Google-branded documentary series HACKWORKS. Damon’s writing has been featured in dozens of outlets and he was a recipient of a James Beard Award. His love of storytelling, travel, and food come second only to his wife and baby daughter who is growing and changing every day! Damon’s favorite hobby is golf and he can often befound practicing his swing.