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Danielle Dardashti, Principal Advisor

dash. founder Danielle Dardashti is an accomplished branded content leader and an Emmy award-winning content creator.


Danielle is a regular contributor to BrandStorytelling.TV @ Sundance, writing about topics like the importance of data+creative in digital storytelling, and the challenge of "always-on video" for marketers today.   For the last two years, she has been named "One of 100 Significant Women" worldwide, by the Native Advertising Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Danielle has held senior level branded content roles at Meredith Corporation, Tribune Publishing, Magnet Media, and IKA Collective. Earlier in her career, she was an on-air TV reporter, wrote and produced several award-winning television documentaries, and co-authored two books for parents and teachers.  Danielle has served on the board of directors of New York Women in Communications since 2015.


Danielle founded dash. in 2016, doing consulting with studios and in-house content teams on monetization strategies. In response to great demand in the marketplace, in 2018, Danielle began building a team. 

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MICHELE FINO

SENIOR DASH. ADVISOR

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JAYSON GOLDBERG

SENIOR DASH. ADVISOR

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JENNIFER KIM

SENIOR DASH. ADVISOR

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JON BLUMBERG

SENIOR DASH. ADVISOR

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KATHLEEN MEROT

ADVISOR

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MARC RAPPIN

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LAURA COWAN

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CORRIE KATCHER

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GRETCHEN GRANT

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MICHAEL SAFRAN

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SUSAN WEBBER GATTO

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JASON WEBBY

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COURTNEY CUNNINGHAM

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About our team

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Diversity & Collaboration

dash. consultants represent a wide range of perspectives in content, marketing, and media.  We are a  diverse team, both personally and professionally. We learn from each other, collaborate well, and truly enjoy each other's points of view. As a result, there's no shortage of great ideas, and our clients reap the benefits.

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Our team includes:

  • Marketing mavens who understand what keeps brand managers up at night;
  • Sales leaders who've driven revenue for major brands and publishers; 
  • Content strategists skilled at brand programming; 
  • Digital natives living and breathing social audience development; 
  • TV executives and producers who wrote the playbook on sponsor integration.

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Category Expertise:

We have marketing experience in a variety of categories, including financial, tech, telecomm, travel, retail, beauty, CPG, auto, B2B, government, and non-profits.