James Bledsoe

Director, eCommerce Innovation Lab
U.S. Department of Commerce


James Bledsoe is the Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce- U.S. Commercial Service’s eCommerce Innovation Lab (EIL), based out of Tacoma Washington. James is a U.S. Air Force veteran (’99-’10) and holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS), where his focus was China’s heavy and light industries and market access; James also holds an undergraduate degree (B.A.) in China Studies from Washington State University.

The eCommerce Innovation Lab (EIL) is an office within the U.S. Department of Commerce's U.S. Commercial Service, that focuses on advancing the expertise and knowledge of cross-border ecommerce and digital strategy among all U.S. small and medium-sized businesses. Visit https://export.gov/ecommerce for more information.


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