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David Raska

David Raska

Founder and Managing Director


Cincinnati Area, KY, us

Since 2009, I have been on a mission to turn college classrooms into fun, engaging, and inspiring experiences that help students to develop self-compassion, empathy, and mindfulness and awaken their true talents, passions, and fulfilling career paths. Why? Doing what feels natural to us or what we are passionate about means ...



Founder and Managing Director

Bluezzoon is a unique marketing, branding, and research agency that engages undergraduate marketing students at Haile/US Bank College of Business (Northern Kentucky University) in a force awakening experiential learning process. The program is grounded in an innovative, empirically tested eco-system of learning methods centered around completing pro bono marketing, branding, and research projects and designed to help students in early twenties to discover and awaken their talents, passions, and career paths. All members of the agency are volunteers who were recruited and "hired" through projects completed in Bluezzoon-driven courses. Since 2011, we have:

- Completed over 20 projects for large variety of organizations, spanning from start-ups and non-profits to publicly traded organizations;

- Designed over 30 various survey instruments that generated sample survey data from over 15,000 Millennial consumers;

- Provided services to clients externally valued at over $200K;

- Raised over $5K for various non-profits;

- Delivered and presented recommendations that all of our clients integrated into their marketing and branding actions with 100% client satisfaction;

- Engaged over 1,000 students in a variety of marketing and branding projects, including testing product concepts and developing brand DNAs, that helped them discover their talents, passions, and start their career paths;

- Received 6 awards recognizing outcomes of Bluezzoon-driven work;

- Dominated Cincinnati AMA's Marketer of the Year/Pinnacle Awards since 2012;

- Presented Bluezzoon-driven outcomes at over 10 different events,
including presentations to state representatives;

- Published research on Bluezzoon-driven methods in 7 various peer-reviewed journals.

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Northern Kentucky University

Associate Professor of Marketing

Engaging undergraduate students in experiential learning of marketing (e.g., MKT 205, MKT 333, MKT 392, MKT 480, MKT/MGT 394), conducting research on self-regulated learning and social responsibility (see Publications section), and enjoying being part of a great community.