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DAMIAN MOGAVERO

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Recent Events

October 25, 2017
"BREAK BREAD" AT RESTAURANT HIGH
New Guard Restaurateurs & Restaurant Trends
Washington, D.C.

September 18-19, 2017
CORNELL HOTEL SCHOOL
New Guard Restaurateurs
Ithaca, NY

May 15, 2017
FOUR SEASONS PRESENTS:
Tomorrowland Abu Dhabi 2017
New Guard Restaurateurs & Restaurant Trends
Abu Dhabi, UAE

May 10, 2017
WYNN LAS VEGAS:
Hospitality Trends & Using Technology in Restaurants
Las Vegas, Nevada

May 1, 2017
USHG TALKS PANEL:
Today's Technology for Tomorrow's Business
Chicago, IL

APRIL 11, 2017
SCAPA GROUP (LONDON: SCPA) 
GLOBAL CONFERENCE
Applying The Underground Culinary Tour to Manufacturing
Manchester, UK

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biography

Damian Mogavero is the founder and CEO of DM Ventures, author of The Underground Culinary Tour and founder and former CEO of Avero.

DM Ventures is a hospitality consulting and investment firm that empowers New Guard Restaurateurs through the use of data-analytics, competitive strategy, industry collaborations, and disruptive innovation.
Mogavero started and grew Avero, the leading restaurant analytics software company to 10,000 restaurants across 70 countries aggregating $24 billion. Avero was recently included in Fast Company’s Top 10 Restaurant Innovations of the past century.

Named “Restaurant Revolutionary” and “Innovator of the Year” by Cornell University’s Hotel School, Mogavero is leading a movement of New Guard Restaurateurs to dynamically transform the way America eats. From Fortune 500 companies to emerging restaurant brands, Mogavero has had the honor of inspiring hospitality professionals around the globe as well as educating top restaurant leaders through his annual Underground Culinary Tour, which uses New York City as a restaurant laboratory to showcase emerging trends. Described by Bloomberg as the “Data-Dining King”, Mogavero has continued to attract international attention as a sought after speaker and thought leader in the hospitality and tech industries. 

After graduating summa cum laude from La Salle University, Mogavero earned his MBA from Harvard University. Before becoming a restaurant-CFO-turned-entrepreneur Mogavero worked on Wall Street as an investment banker at Dillon, Read & Co.

A passionate oenophile and coffee fanatic, in 2008 Damian passed the WSET Level 3 Advanced Certificate with distinction in Wine and Spirits in addition to the first part of his Barista certification through Counter Culture.

 

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