Damon Butler is the president of Triangle Blvd — a creative firm he launched in 2009 and one of the leading creative firms in the Southeast. He has recently launched another startup named Intelligencity, focused on consulting and delivering forward-thinking IT solutions for supply chains.
Before Triangle Blvd, Butler spent two years at IBM as a business analyst before moving to Lenovo and joined the Global Supply Chain Group as a business transformation lead. He graduated cum laude from NC State in 2003 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. During his time at NC State, he captained the men’s soccer team in both his junior and senior years and was an active participant in the National Society of Black Engineers.
Jeffrey Johnson is the owner of JWJ Energy, providing exclusive strategic and executive consultancy to EDF Trading Ltd. and EDF Inc. He is currently serving as interim president, EDF Trading North America in Houston, and serves the EDF Group as a board member in its CENG nuclear generation joint venture with Exelon. Johnson was one of the founding members of EDF Trading in 1999 and has been involved in many business development activities over the years in London, Paris, and Houston.
Before working with the EDF, Johnson spent more than 16 years in various engineering, finance, and corporate capacities at Duke Energy. Independent of EDF-related activities, he served on the Board of Visitors of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and he was active in developing the Energy and Environment program within the Nicholas School. Johnson earned his B.S. in industrial engineering in 1978 from NC State.
David Parker is the CEO of DEXIOS, a contract development and manufacturing partner with deep expertise in product development, manufacturing and supply chain services in Charlotte, NC. He also serves as the president and CEO of ServeMore, a charitable service organization dedicated to systemic improvement and scalability. They are leaders who develop leaders and leadership capability.
Before DEXIOS and ServeMore, Parker spent eight years with Proctor and Gamble as a project engineer and then a department manager. For the next several years, he held management positions with Novartis Consumer Health and Nestle before becoming the COO of Ei – A pharmaceutical SolutionWorks. Parker received his B.S. in industrial engineering in 1993 and his M.S. in management in 1996 from NC State.