Don spends most of his time building a value-driven partnership ecosystem that enables growth and opportunity for Checkmate Digital, an award-winning digital product studio in New Haven, Connecticut. In 2018, Don co-founded a blockchain developer learning community known as DappDevs. Operating in New Haven, Stamford, and Hartford Connecticut, DappDevs has grown to 180 members and has successfully provided educational seminars for both the public and private sector.

Outside of work: Don is actively involved with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through active participation in: UN Youth Delegate Programme, Novus, and the Global Sourcing Council. Don enjoys visiting North America’s beautiful national parks and traveling the world. Don resides in a beach town just outside of New Haven, CT with his wonderful girlfriend but you’ll likely catch them in line at Modern’s Apizza on State St.