TEDCO’s CEO Launches TEDCO Talks

A new virtual thought leadership series  

COLUMBIA, Md. (November 16, 2020)TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today that the company is launching a new video series, TEDCO Talks, featuring thought leaders in economic development from across the State of Maryland. 

Troy A. LeMaile-StovallTEDCO’s CEO and Executive Director Troy LeMaile-Stovall will conduct thought-provoking conversations with regional leaders about the future of Maryland’s innovation ecosystem. The videos use a “fireside chat” format and cover a full range of topics, such as advice to small businesses dealing with COVID-19, available funding programs and benefits, diversity and inclusion, and more. 

“This format allows me to personally connect with leaders during the pandemic and simultaneously share that knowledge with a wider audience to benefit as many people as possible,” said LeMaile-Stovall.

In these engaging discussions, LeMaile-Stovall will talk to leaders from a variety of organizations—including county economic development corporations, business chambers, and technology councils—about the emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities facing our region.

Among others, featured guests will include: 

  • Renee Winsky, Leadership Maryland
  • Marty Rosendale, Maryland Tech Council
  • Kelly Schulz, Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Julie Lenzer, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Ben Birge, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation
  • Ben Wu, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

According to Tammi Thomas, TEDCO’s Vice President of Marketing & Communications, “TEDCO Talks will be made available to the public at no cost and include valuable information about entrepreneurial resources. More importantly, this is a quick and cost-effective way to get to know some of the significant programs and players in Maryland’s innovation ecosystem.”

TEDCO Talks can be viewed on the YouTube channel at New videos will be added on a regular basis so check frequently for updates. 


TEDCO (the Maryland Technology Development Corporation) enhances economic development growth through the fostering of an inclusive entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. TEDCO identifies, invests in, and helps grow technology companies in Maryland.

Media Contact
Tammi Thomas, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, TEDCO