DJ Saul is the CMO and Managing Director of ISL (a 2x AdAge Small Agency of The Year). One of the company’s first employees, DJ is now responsible for the DC office, as well as ISL’s marketing, partnerships and business development, and facilitates the company’s ongoing experimentation/prototyping efforts. He was recently named a 2017 Washingtonian Tech Titan.
DJ advises brands and early stage ventures alike on everything from digital to experiential marketing strategy, to branding and partnership development, and has been described as “an invaluable pillar of support for the region’s aspiring entrepreneurs.” In short, he brands, markets, and creates experiences that launch companies, sell products, and connects people and organizations with what they need to succeed.
He also speaks regularly on emerging technology’s impact on the marketing landscape, building meaningful relationships, brand strategy, and entrepreneurship. He’s also obsessed about product/startup/company naming, (inspiring the creation of www.viable.af).
DJ studied International Affairs at George Washington University and Beijing Foreign Studies University. He is a member of NextGen Venture Partners, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Shapers, the Forbes Communication Council, and was a co-founder of the DC Tech Meetup (now in it’s 6th year).
In his spare time, DJ plays in the DC Bocce League where his team has donated thousands of dollars in winnings to local non-profits. He has won DC’s Great Urban Race and was a finalist in the Great Urban Race National Championship. DJ is an ardent believer that soccer is America’s sport of the future.