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We'll be hosting a panel discussion to present different ways businesses can leverage technology and data to help them get through the current situation.
Additionally, we'll conduct 5 breakout sessions so you are still able to network, while practicing social distancing.
We'll be answering some of the following questions:
What tools are out there?
What are some of the costs and benefits?
How to choose the right systems that will also future proof my business?
If you have other questions, please let us know.
The Community Fund
Co-Founder and General Manager
T. Rowe Price
Chief Of Staff
Matthew Lowinger is a startup junkie with a passion for helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into innovative technology products. As a project manager at software development firm Bytelion, Matthew oversees all aspects of key client projects as he coordinates the efforts of a highly skilled team of user experience designers, software developers and quality assurance engineers. Bytelion specializes in building custom software, mobile applications and e-commerce solutions that deliver world-class user experiences.
Devoted to entrepreneurship ecosystem development, he was a co-founder of Innov8MD, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit to provide young entrepreneurs with the tools they need to build their startup ideas and to make an impact throughout Maryland.
Passionate about research in startups and entrepreneurship, Matthew’s articles can be found in Eastern Academy of Management, Baltimore Business Journal, Baltimore Business Review, and Technical.ly. The articles focus on the booming tech community in Greater Baltimore and Maryland.
His education is in Entrepreneurship and Communications from Towson University. Matthew’s goal is to share the benefits of building software startups in Baltimore. In his free time, Matthew enjoys trying cool restaurants and playing squash (not the vegetable).
Anand Macherla is a 2018 Venture For America Fellow and works as a Data Analyst at T. Rowe Price’s Innovation Lab in Baltimore. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Anand previously founded, and exited from, a startup working with artisans to share the cultural significance of their art and jewelry. He is the founder of the Refugee Youth Film Festival, a nonprofit teaching immigrant and refugee students cinematography and videography to help them craft their own narrative and showcase their perspectives on a city-wide platform. Previously, Anand has conducted research on emerging nuclear threats and human rights, each as they relate to conflict resources, for Sandia National Laboratories. Most recently, he authored a book (publishing in August 2020) highlighting the need for further international discourse around space policy, specifically in regards to human rights and environmental protection. Anand has a degree in Economics and International Management from the University of New Mexico. He seeks to have a career developing novel approaches to addressing global priorities, using entrepreneurship, data science and visualizations, and complexity science. In his free time, Anand enjoys pretending to be a chef by melting cheese on top of otherwise normal dishes.
I am a results-driven professional with 5+ years of experience in employee relations, implementing strategic business initiatives, rationalizing day-to-day ongoing procedures, and increasing user-base for high-growth organizations. I am skilled in training and encouraging employees, mitigating operational issues, allocating resources, monitoring expenses, and finding solutions to reduce costs. I am proficient in developing and implementing strategic workflow processes, expanding business opportunities, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, and managing staff deployments to maximize productivity, efficiency, and revenue growth. I am an experienced communicator continually focused on building relationships and promoting synergy across business lines to drive positive change, cohesive, comprehensive business approaches, and enhance profitability.
Mostly though I'm passionate about technology startups and focused on building businesses that improve people's lives.
Chief Efficiency OfficerSee Bio
Jeff is a marketing and operations guru, having spent the past two decades guiding companies from concept to implementation as well as facilitating the growth of existing products and platforms.
A native Baltimorean, he is committed to helping local businesses build and grow. He evaluates teams for inefficiencies, works with them to implement adjustments and tools to help them operate in a more productive manner and improves the acquisition and retention of customers. This allows owners to focus on developing, improving and fulfilling the core products and/or services, helping companies not only succeed, but accelerate their growth and prosper.