Eamon Gallagher is a leader in Philadelphia’s vibrant startup community, providing support to entrepreneurs informed by his knowledge of early-stage companies, recruiting talent, and their investors.
Professor Gallagher is the program director of ic@3401, a partnership between Drexel University and the University City Science Center, housing Philadelphia’s largest group of funded, early-stage tech companies. He is a fellow emeritus of the Keiretsu Forum’s Mid-Atlantic Region, where he performed due diligence assessments for early-stage startup companies that were being evaluated for potential investment by angel investors.
Previously, he practiced at a boutique firm in Philadelphia that handled business & corporate transactional law issues with high growth businesses. He also served as assistant director of Villanova University’s Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Institute, where he fostered cross-college learning and collaboration.
Professor Gallagher is a co-founder of Philly New Tech Meetup, which is working to build a sustainable tech industry that drives innovation, economic growth and positive change in the community. He serves on the Digital Health Advisory Board for the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital & Technologies and he previously served on the New Jersey Technology Council’s advisory board.
He earned his JD from the Drexel University Kline School of Law with a concentration in Business & Entrepreneurship Law, where he co-founded and served on the Transactional Lawyering Team that won the Northeast Regional Competition.