Dyshaun Hines is the Founder of METRODAO, a blockchain-supported mobile app that allows social impact investors to increase investment returns by identifying community interests in real-time and crowd-sourcing sustainable impact initiatives for highly targeted impact funding opportunities.
As a consultant, Dyshaun provides community-inclusive brand strategies supporting public-private economic development and regional attraction agencies focused on emerging industries such as global cities brand development, web 3, eSports, and art & culture innovation.
Dyshaun is a North Philadelphia native, and Navy Veteran who has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, and a Master of Science Degree in Travel & Tourism from Temple University's School of Sports, Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM).
Dyshaun also currently serves as Program Director for the Philadelphia Global Identity Partnership (PGIP), a not-for-profit collaborative of over 40 public and private sector organizations, and 100+ Executive Level Members from throughout the Philadelphia region. PGIP’s mission is to support and promote Philadelphia through a shared, cohesive brand that positions the region as a top-tier global destination for business, talent, and investment.