hey there, my name is danilo. im a 22 year-old american dominican and an entrepreneur in residence at grand central tech through recess labs. i like exploring the ocean, a good chirashi bowl and music. im happiest around interesting people. im also a big reader (list).
spent most of ages 15 to 20 on aig, an ecommerce memorabilia provider i founded. made every cliche mistake. highlights include a six month 700% growth in revenue, leaving school for a year and launching an office in los angleles, a fighting logistics fires and then an acquisition in 2016 .
summer of 2017 sales intern (0.7% accept rate). co-built a sales tool that increased account managers efficiency by 33x.
wrote a curriculum and college course on social economic mobility. the class leverages academic accountability to build real world tangible career results through the internship process. i wrote a co-taught the class fall '17 as a pilot which was picked up for this spring.
launched shopfreestyleraps, a digital pop-up shop. did 18k in revenue in the first 30 days. closed ops a few months later to stop chasing short term gains.
launched influencia, a social native marketing project. signed major artists + record labels including sony music and universal music group.
places ive lived
dr, spain, la and ny
places i will live
tel aviv, tokyo?, sf
i sometimes send out a newsletter.