Damien Rocchi is CEO and co-founder of Grand Circus, a modern tech training academy in downtown Detroit. A native Australian, Rocchi is passionate about Detroit’s tech-led renaissance and the application of new approaches to education.
Prior to forming Grand Circus, Rocchi managed a group of digital businesses dealing in research and data, professional education and digital news at Fairfax Business Media in Australia. He also served as a business strategist and consultant for McKinsey & Company.
In 2014, Rocchi was named a recipient of DBusiness magazine’s “Champion of the New Economy” award for his contribution to Detroit’s tech community. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from Wharton Business School.