Eden Dahlstrom


Eden Dahlstrom is responsible for the strategy, leadership, and operational oversight of EDUCAUSE’s membership and professional development units. Her portfolio includes conferences and events, learning and career advancement programs, member relations, and corporate engagements.  

Eden joined the EDUCAUSE team in 2011 and contributed to the research (ECAR) and the communities (ELI) portfolios prior to taking on an executive leadership role. She has 20 years of experience in higher education settings, including college-level teaching and administration. She was CEO for an internationally renowned 501(c)3 not-for-profit that focused on innovation and technology. And she has both entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial experience. She is committed to advancing higher education’s academic missions – education, scholarship, and research – through the innovative and effective use of technology and connecting solution seekers with solution providers.

She earned her Doctorate of Education from University of Southern California. As a widely published researcher and speaker, Eden has contributed significant thought leadership to the field.

Twitter: @datadeeva

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eden-dahlstrom-4aa75649/

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • What Inspires You?
    • Multimedia

    Inspiration, motivation, and admiration are all qualities that either help us get to the next step in our career or our personal lives or simply help us get the morning started.

  • Analytics: Digital Capabilities in Higher Education, 2015
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports

    Maturity indices measure the capability to deliver IT services and applications in a given area. Deployment indices measure stages of deployment for specific technologies and services, which are aggregated to track progress by area. The maturity and deployment indices are based on contributions to the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service. Analytics is an issue of relevance and enduring strategic importance to higher education. This report examines the status of college and university maturity and deployment in analytics.

EDUCAUSE Presentations