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 Andrade

    Ernest Andrade

    Executive Director
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    Ernest is the visionary, founder and Director of the Charleston Digital Corridor. Under his leadership, the Digital Corridor has grown from 18 companies to 200+ companies today and is recognized as a model for high-wage, tech focused economic development.

  • Joe Bryan

    Joe Bryan

    Technical Director
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    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 that the CDCF licenses to other communities.

  • Caroline Altman

    Community Engagement Coordinator
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    Fueled by creativity and coffee, Caroline holds down the fort at Flagship РWestEdge.  She manages social media, branding, and develops relationships to support members. With a background in communications, art, and several years in Charleston's tech industry, she is an example of the opportunities that are uniquely available in the Silicon Harbor. You may catch her in a state of bliss behind the camera at Charleston Digital Corridor events.