Dr. Damon Friedman

Founder and President of SOF Mission

Dr. Damon Friedman is a 20-year military warrior awarded three bronze stars for heroism including one with valor. He’s the executive producer of the award-winning documentary, Surrender Only to One. He’s a nationally-renowned motivational speaker inspiring people to find their passion. But most importantly, he is an accidental humanitarian who stumbled upon his true purpose in life; helping others. He strives to help people every single day through his non-profit organization, SOF Missions. Now, he has authored a book Igniting Movements to share that humanitarian passion and empower people to find their purpose and passion in life.


Igniting Movements

Publication Date: August 2020

Creating Awareness Is Not Enough Drawing upon historical movements and movement theory, interviews with the executive leadership of today’s most exciting global nonprofits, real world experience leading humanitarian operations, and a career as a decorated Special Ops officer in the United States military, in Igniting Movements author Damon Friedman provides a model for building effective movements, inspiring people to come together under a singular vision to make the world a better place. Hope, drive, and faith is not alone enough to spark a global movement. Visionary leadership, a shared cohesive ideology, effective organizational structure, and powerful strategic messaging―these are the “Four Pillars” around which effective movements are built and real positive change is made.

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