October 20, 2021 | 5:30pm – 7:30 pm
The Hotel at The University of Maryland
7777 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD 20740


The evening featured a TEDCO Talks discussing innovation, DEI, and economic development.

  • The event was hosted by: TEDCO CEO, Troy LeMaile-Stovall
    • As the CEO of TEDCO, Troy leads the organization’s mission to support economic development through the cultivation of an inclusive entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. Troy’s professional experience over the last two decades includes highly visible leadership positions in investment management, telecommunications, information/communication technology, management consulting, and higher education, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). He also founded several entrepreneurial ventures, including the management consulting firms LeMaile-Stovall LLC and GTMS Partners, LLC, and was a co-founder of investment firm GulfSouth Partners. A recognized expert on entrepreneurship, venture capital, higher education administration, and economic development, Troy is a prolific speaker and author on these topics. He earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University, as well as a master’s in computer science from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard University.
  • Guest Speaker for the event included: Linda Singh, Kaleidoscope Affect LLC
    • Dr. Linda Singh, founder and CEO of Kaleidoscope Affect, is a strategic advisory to organizations and senior executives striving to be the change they want to see. With over 38 years of corporate, military, and local government experience, she works with leaders from all over the world in a variety of industries. Linda’s broad experience in leadership, crisis management, strategy and management consulting are the foundation of the company. Her thoughtfulness and compassion for the development of others is core to her foundational beliefs. Linda’s clients love her ability to see through the fog to the core issues based on her experience and perspective.

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