SPEAKERS:

Charles Andres

Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC

Kolaleh Eskandanian

Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Children's National Health Sys

Olessia Smotrova

President/CEO, OST Global Solutions, Inc.

Tammi Thomas

Vice President, Marketing, TEDCO

Ernesto Chanona, Ph.D.

Manager, Business & Innovation Development, Maryland Department of Commerce

Ann Quinn

Principal, Quinn Strategy Group

Elizabeth Good Mazhari

President, Transition Health Ventures

Dr. Michael Tangrea

Senior Scientific Director, LifeBridge Health

Chris Hlubb

Principal, American Salmon Aquafarms, Inc.

Murat Kalayoglu

Chief Executive Officer, Cartesian Therapeutics

Carl N. Grant, III

EVP, Business Development, Cooley, LLP

Jaci Tomek

Managing Partner, TomahawX Technologies LLC

Kyp Sirinakis

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Epidarex Capital

Anthony Millin

Chair, NEXT/Shulman Rogers

Neil Davis

Director, Entrepreneurial Development, TEDCO

Dawn Musil

Founder, Hivelend

Ken McCreedy

Senior Director, Cyber and Aerospace, Maryland Department of Commerce

Dawn Medley

Senior Vice President, FSC First

John A. Davis

General Manager & CEO, SBIR Resource Center (R)

Kate Krupey

President, CoreBlue Advisory

Richard A. Bendis

Founder, President and CEO of BioHealth Innovation, Inc., BioHealth Innovation

M. Jason Brooke

Co-Founder & General Counsel, Vasoptic Medical Inc.

Frank Glover

Lead Director, Seed Investment Fund, TEDCO

Robert Lord

President and Co-Founder, Protenus

Sam Glickstein

CEO, Biotrophics

Arti Santhanam

Director, Maryland Innovation Initiative, TEDCO

Wayne Schepens

Managing Director, LaunchTech Communications

Martha P. Jimenez

Senior Business Counselor, Maryland Women's Business Center

Mike Thielke

Executive Director, F³ Tech Accelerator

Mark Walsh

Managing Director, Ruxton Ventures, LLC

Justin Klein

Founder and Managing Partner, Vensana Capital

James S Gammie, MD

Chief & Professor, Cardiac Surgery , University of Maryland Medical Center

Mike Leffer

Principal, Squadra Ventures

Brittany Sickler

Senior Innovation Policy Advisor, U.S. Small Business Administration

Stephen Auvil

Executive Vice President, Operations and Programs, TEDCO

Mary Morris

Director, Baltimore Fund, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Chris Panagiotopoulos

Chief Technology Officer, LifeBridge Health

Greg Laird

Co-Founder, Accelevir Diagnostics

Matt Gittleman

Sr. Associate, Blu Ventures

Elizabeth Hecker

Attorney, Ballard Spahr

Scott Garber

Operations Director and Managing Partner, Operations Director, Baltimore Angels and Managing Partner, Early Light Ventures

Lisa First-Willis

President & CEO, Trigger Transformation, Inc.

Claire Broido Johnson

Managing Director , University System of Maryland Momentum Fund

Susan Banks

Director, Dorchester County Economic Development

Greg Crimmins

CEO, Founder, Remedy Plan Therapeutics

Heather Gramm, CEcD

Senior Director, Strategic Industries and Entrepreneurship, Maryland Department of Commerce

Bob Ackerman

Founder and Managing Director , AllegisCyber Capital

Julie Lenzer

Chief Innovation Officer, University of Maryland

Marco A. Chacón

Founder, Paragon Bioservices, Inc.

Laura Neuman

Entrepreneur, Self-employed

Brandon Mason

Business and Technology Specialist, Maryland SBDC

Abba David Poliakoff

Partner, Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Bill Niland

CEO, NeoProgen

Christian Souza

Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank

Angie Duncanson

Senior Business Counselor/Trainer, Maryland Women's Business Center

Gigi Schumm

Senior Vice President of World Wide Sales, ThreatQuotient

Angela Singleton

Manager, Pre-Seed Builder Fund, TEDCO

Dan Dawes

Co-founder & CEO, Response Labs

Kimberly Morales

Director, Marketing Communications, Outback Steakhouse

Anne Balduzzi

Director, Advisory Services, TEDCO

Jacqueline M. Baker

Director of AARP Innovation Labs, Innovation Programming , AARP Innovation Labs

Mckeever Conwell

Manager, Seed Portfolio Development, TEDCO

Liz Sara

Chairwoman of the Board, National Women's Business Council

Ebony Stocks

Executive Vice President, prince George's County Economic Development Corporation

Dan Gincel

Executive Director, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund, TEDCO

Anish Sebastian

Co-founder and CEO , Babyscripts

Gary Evans

Executive Director, MD Defense Technology Commercialization Center

Annastasiah Mudiwa Mhaka, PhD

Co-Founder & President , Alliance for AI in Healthcare

John Gossart

Co-Founder and COO, Goodworld

Myra Norton

President and COO, Arena

Timothy Guinan 3rd

Co-Founder, Givhero

Drew Cohen

CEO, Zuul

Deb Tillett

President and Executive Director, Emerging Technology Centers (ETC)

Angie Collier

Director of Business Development & Marketing, Aronson LLC

Sally Sternbach

MTC VMS Managing Committee, Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services

Juan Pablo Segura

President and Co-Founder, Babyscripts

Deborah Jordan

Senior Design Thinker, AARP

Violet Apple

Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Alex Antoniou, MD|MBA|MA

Medical Director of Innovation & Director of Corporate Venture, CareFirst BCBS

Mark W. Gent

Director, Venture Investments, Abbott Ventures

John Gustin

Assistant Director, TEDCO's Maryland Innovation Initiative

AMITA SHUKLA

FOUNDER & CEO, VITAMITA

Luke Cooper, Founder @ Fixt

CEO, Fixt Inc

Jessica Reynolds

Sr. Director, Office of International Investment and Trade, Maryland Department of Commerce

Tina C. Williams-Koroma

President/CEO, TCecure

Chichi Nyagah-Nash

Director of the Department of General Services, City of Baltimore

Michael O. Willis

Dr., Kaiser Permanente

Kelly M. Schulz

Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce

Tien Wong

CEO, Opus8, Inc.

Shivani Paleti

Student, University of Maryland, College Park

Bill Collier

Associate , TEDCO Seed Fund

Kapila Ratnam

General Partner, NewSpring Capital

Emily P. English, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Gemstone Biotherapeutics

John Zurawski

Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP

Vennard Wright

CIO/VP of Operations, Iron Bow Technologies

Nigel Smith

Director, Hatchery Ventures , AARP Innovation Labs

Brian Darmody

CEO, Association of University Research Parks (AURP)

Jacob Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Catalyte