Meet Our Team
The Charleston Digital Corridor is highly collaborative organization with advisors hailing from the Charleston tech community and beyond. This allows us to stay lean, relevant and highly responsive to the dynamic needs of our tech community. We believe in community-sourced intelligence as the preferred way to operate.
Ernest is the visionary, founder and Director of the Charleston Digital Corridor.Under his leadership, the Digital Corridor has grown from 18 companies to 100+ companies today and is recognized as a model for high-wage, knowledge based economic development.
Joe serves a consultative role as Technical Director of the Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation advising and/or managing all aspects of their IT services & web properties, CODEcamp & CODEshow content, and the development of two SaaS apps the CDCF licenses to other communities.
Alex, who started at CODEcamp as an intern with limited development experience, now coordinates all aspects CODEcamp. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston with a degree in Computer Science. Alex is currently a Junior Quality Assurance Engineer at Qonceptual.
Kristen plays a key role with managing the Flagships and Corridor events. She comes to Charleston by way of the Washington, DC area and is a graduate of Radford University with a degree in Communication and Public Relations.
CODEcamp Kids Co-Founder
There is no person more passionate about coding and software development than Tom. His whole career he has been teaching and helping developers grow within the workplace as well as running the CoderDojo kids coding program since 2013.
Ellie manages the Flagship2 business incubator and assists residents as needed. She is a native of North Carolina and a graduate of Trident Tech with a degree in Marketing.