James Damian


Buffalo Wild Wings

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James Damian was a featured speaker at RestaurantSpaces ’17

From 1998 to 2010, Damian served as senior vice president, chief design officer of Best Buy’s Customer Experience Design Group. Prior to that, Damian held various executive posts throughout the retail industry. He currently serves on the boards of Century Park Capital Partners; Moss Inc.; and as co-founder and member of the Dotopia Foundation Board for Social Responsibility. In addition to serving as chairman of the board, Damian also sits on Buffalo Wild Wings’ Compensation Committee, Audit Committee and Executive Committee.

He has expertise in concept development and guest experience and how these transfer to an international model that fits in other cultures. While at Best Buy, Damian was responsible for reinventing the experience of shopping in mass specialty retail. He uses this experience at BWW in the relentless pursuit of new concepts that go against the grain and challenge the status quo.