Eamon Gallagher is a recognized leader in Philadelphia’s vibrant startup community, providing support to entrepreneurs informed by his knowledge of early-stage companies, recruiting talent and investors.
Since 2016, Mr. Gallagher has been program director of ic@3401, a unique partnership between Drexel University and the University City Science Center that houses companies as part of the Science Center's Digital Health Accelerator and companies funded by Drexel Ventures. It represents Philadelphia’s largest group of funded, early-stage tech companies, which raised $54 million between 2016 and 2019. 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.
Mr. 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.