Damian Horner

Damian Horner

Formal First Name

Damian is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Real Vision. Prior to this, he developed an award-winning gaming app that was highlighted by Apple for its radical and genre-bending approach. Beginning his career in advertising and design, Horner has worked at some of the greatest agencies in Europe before co-founding an ingenious hot shop where he won multiple awards. He is particularly celebrated in the book industry where he has worked on strategy for many famous authors. These include JK Rowling, Stephen King, Lee Child, and Jodi Picoult.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Horner was listed as one of The 100 Most Influential People in Media.
  • In his spare time, he also curated a major exhibition at The Design Museum in London.
  • He worked with Damien Hirst on a campaign that was later exhibited at the Tate Modern Gallery.
  • While living in Spain for ten years, he worked globally as a marketing strategist with clients such as Microsoft and Universal Records. 
  • He was also part of the core team that conceived and developed the multi-media story of ‘Belgravia’,  to turn this into a successful novel and television series.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision and 2021 Real Vision Festival of Learning.