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Damien Rocchi-
He is from Australia and came to Detroit seeking work in the '90s. Here he met his wife and received an MBA from Wharton. He then moved back to Australia, started a family, and moved back to Michigan in 2009. He started Grand Circus in 201Before creating Grand Circus, Damien worked at Fairfax Business Media in Australia, where he managed a group of digital businesses working with research and data, professional education, and digital news.


Grand Circus - grand circus is a modern tech training academy based in downtown Detroit.
They are passionate about helping train people for careers in tech. They also help local businesses grow by hiring local tech super stars. They have bootcamps that give people critical skills for tech jobs and introduce them to talent seeking businesses. Also, they host over 50 entrepreneurs in their coworking space. They are aimed to increase the size of Detroit's tech industry.