Join us for our December holiday celebration featuring Mr. George Davis of TEDCO and investor, builder, and manager of multiple bio-tech, IT, and software companies. We're going to discuss his successes and lessons learned in his journey through entrepreneurship and his vision and plans for TEDCO 2.0 in the comping years and how our community can benefit. .
TEDCO is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding for the development of startup companies in Maryland’s innovation economy.
In Maryland and beyond, TEDCO is a resource of mentoring, funding and networking for entrepreneurs and start-ups that need guidance as they bring innovative concepts to market.
George Davis is well-known for his successes in investing, building and managing biotech, IT, and software companies, often from the start-up stage. George recently served as Partner in Gamma3 LLC, a Maryland based investment platform which provides early stage financing to locally based startups. Under George’s guidance, Gamma3 has invested in several Maryland based portfolio companies that cover a broad spectrum of life science and cybersecurity early stage opportunities. He also served as the CEO of one of Gamma3’s portfolio companies, Gemstone Biotherapeutics LLC. Gemstone is a Baltimore-based research and development company founded in 2013 in conjunction with Johns Hopkins University to develop innovative, high efficiency, evidenced based wound care solutions.
With over 30 years of management experience, having served in various C-level positions, including President and CEO of publicly traded companies, George offers a broad range of experience and business acumen. Over the course of his career Mr. Davis has helped secure over $1.5B in capital for several technology sector companies including leading several public offerings. He is recognized for his executive leadership abilities. From 1996 to 2003, he served as the President and Vice Chairman, and led the public offering of Aether Systems, an early pioneer of mobile and wireless data computing. In 2006, he became the CEO of Avatech Solutions, a publicly traded company specializing in Computer Aided Design Software sales and support and he led the merger of the company with Rand Worldwide in 2010, doubling the size of the business. Prior to his roles at Aether and Avatech, George was a director of enterprise management systems at Northrop Grumman Corporation and managed advanced military electronic development and production projects at Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
George has served on various advisory boards for locally based early stage technology companies. He received a BS in Business and Economics from Bethany College of which he is a Trustee Emeritus.