Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Writer, Instructor, Social Media and Innovation Professional in Washington, DC.

Gadi Ben-Yehuda has worked on the Web since 1994, when he received an email from Maya Angelou through his first Web site. He has an MFA in poetry from American University, has taught writing at Howard University, and has worked in Washington, DC, for nonprofits, lobbying organizations, Fleishman-Hillard Global Communications, and Al Gore's presidential campaign. Currently, he is the Social Media Director for The IBM Center for the Business of Government.

Prior his current position, Gadi was was a Web Strategist for the District of Columbia's Office of the chief Technology Officer (OCTO). Additionally, Gadi has taught creative, expository, and Web writing for more than 10 years to university students, private-sector professionals, and soldiers, including Marines at the Barracks at 8th and I in Washington, DC. (The lattermost by far the most disciplined.) His book of poetry, Three Modern Painters was released in 2006, and is currently ranked 2,856,949 in Amazon Books.