AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ present the Most Admired Companies program each year with the goal of recognizing organizations that excel in these six key areas: Customer opinion; diversity, equity, and inclusion; innovation; leadership excellence; social responsibility; and workplace culture. One of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2021 is Digital Air Strike.

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With hundreds of nominations representing the most innovative, impactful and successful companies in Arizona, being one of Most Admired Companies of 2021 shows that these companies truly represent the best in Arizona business. The Most Admired Companies for 2021 will be honored at an awards dinner Oct. 7, 2021, at Pointe Hilton Resort Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix. Title sponsors for the Most Admired Companies awards are WaFd Bank and Taylor Morrison. For sponsorship information, email For information about the event honoring the Most Admired Companies, email or click here. will be spotlighting one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies each day leading up to the awards dinner.

Digital Air Strike

Most Admired Company: 2018, 2021

Top Arizona executive: Alexi Venneri, co-founder and CEO

What it does: Social media, intelligent lead response, and consumer engagement technology company.

Company profile: Digital Air Strike is the leading social media, intelligent lead response, and consumer engagement technology company helping over 7,800 businesses increase consumer response and conversions in digital and social media environments. Mission: DAS creates a five-star social media experience for consumers, which converts them into engaged customers. Values: Passion in action. Think like an owner. Whatever it takes. Clients win. Vision: TheDigital Air Strike consumer experience technology gives businesses an unfair online advantage to attract, convert, and retain more customers. DAS continued hiring, acquiring new companies, and giving back to the community over the past year.

Admirable trait: Digital Air Strike continues to hire employees from all backgrounds and ethnicities for a broad range of employees. The company also aspires to give back to a diverse group of nonprofits monthly through its employee-led initiative, DASCares. Last summer, during the Black Lives Matter protests and supporting nationwide efforts for racial equality, DAS employees chose five charities to receive donations from the company and match funds for personal contributions.