Dwayne Johnson

Portland, Oregon, US

Social Alchemist - I build equitable, prosperous, sustainable smart cities and regions.

About Dwayne

Started programming as an early teen, helped develop hardware/firmware/protocols for one of the first cable modems before 20. Founder of Digital Planet, one of the companies that put most of Hollywood on the net. Architect for Netcount, one of the pioneers of user/ad-tracking technology. Developed consulting methodology for USWeb, one of internet's first publicly traded web professional services companies. 15+ years of M&A/Finance/Investment/Coaching experience working with emerging companies and developing local, regional and state innovation ecosystems. Most times I was the only African American in the picture.

Work Experience

Ex-Officio Member (STEM Investment Council)

Oregon Talent Council

August 2016 - December 2016