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The Charleston Digital Corridor is a community-sourced initiative to attract, nurture and promote the regions tech economy through an array of impactful programs, products and events while leveraging Charleston's renowned livability.

The CDC is focused on creating the business, education and social environment that is attractive to tech and tech-related companies. Then, the CDC leverages its carefully nurtured relationships, program elements, legislative access, and contacts,  to assist companies with integrating them into community. This integration is accomplished through four pillars - COMMUNITY, TALENT, SPACES & CAPITAL.

The Digital Corridor Foundation, an independent 501(c)6 non-profit corporation focused on diversifying Charleston's economy by pursuing an array of innovative products, events and services focused exclusively on the technology industry.

Foundation Chair

Foundation Board

Nate DaPore


Nate DaPore is the founder, President and CEO of PeopleMatter, a venture-backed, workforce management software company headquartered in Charleston, SC.

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Kevin Eichelberger


Kevin Eichelberger is the Founder and CEO of Blue Acorn, an award-winning, full service eCommerce agency helping retailers and brands achieve eCommerce growth through a more intelligent, data-driven approach.

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Eric Wages


Eric Wages is the Site Operations Manager for Google's Data Center campus outside in Moncks Corner, SC. Having joined Google in 2008, Eric now oversees the teams that are responsible for deploying and maintaining vast infrastructure regionally.

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Bradley Elmenhurst


Brad Elmenhurst is the Director of Engineering Systems and Boeing's IT Executive for South Carolina.

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Andy Howell


Andy Howell as the Chief Operating Officer for Benefitfocus, a company that trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

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