Business Strategist/IT Thought Leader/Blockchain Evangelist
Eileen B. Gadsden, MBA, is an IT Thought Leader, Blockchain Evangelist, and third-generation US Military Veteran. As Founder of E-Region Enterprises, she provides her clients with solutions for operational challenges using finance, marketing, and technology strategies. E-Region Enterprises' core clients are technology and STEM non-profit organizations.
As a Blockchain Evangelist, Eileen travels regionally to educate professionals on the benefits of distributed ledger technology. In partnership with Archisphere Technologies, Eileen offers Dapps training in Ethereum and Corda blockchain technologies.
Recently, Eileen was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Technically Media for strategy work for Jumpbutton Studios.
In 2018, Eileen was selected for PA Governor Tom Wolf's Teacher in the Workplace/Johnson Controls cohort to educate teachers on careers in STEM.
In 2013, Eileen was recognized by the NAACP Philadelphia Chapter (104 Most Influential Women in Philadelphia) and CBS Philly Brotherly Love for her work as Chapter President of BDPA Greater Philadelphia (2012-2015). BDPA is a nationally recognized professional IT organization committed to reducing the digital divide through education, career development, professional networking, and entrepreneurism.
Eileen earned an MBA in New Ventures and Entrepreneurial Studies from Penn State University and holds a B.S. in Business Management from St. Joseph’s University. Eileen spends her personal time supporting initiatives that are STEM-related such as Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem, Blockchain in Healthcare Today, and Government Blockchain Association.
Specialties: Leadership, IT Consulting, Small Business Strategy, Brand and Corporate Event Management, and STEM Education and Advocacy.