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Why Baltimore

Thursday, 10:04 am

Why Baltimore is a series of conversations with local business and community leaders about Baltimore’s distinct standing among other markets. Learn how Baltimore ranks against other markets in various industries and economic indicators, and the reasons why local leaders choose to invest in the region.

Why Baltimore is hosted by Shannon Landwehr, President & CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore is a not-for-profit economic development organization led by a partnership of regional business executives, elected government officials and leaders from higher education focused on fostering business retention and development, job creation, workforce development and new investment throughout the Greater Baltimore region.  For more information, www.greaterbaltimore.org

Taura Musgrove

3 hours ago

Joining us today for "Why Baltimore," is Taura Musgrove, graduate student at Johns Hopkins University and creator of the app "Freedom Fighter." 

Rob Crim

Oct 13, 2017

The BioHealth Innovation Index compared Central Maryland’s innovation cluster with the most prolific in the country, including Boston, Pittsburgh, and San Diego. Home to more than 70 federal labs, numerous research institutions, and more than 275,000 people working in the BioHealth industries—the region ranked #1 in talent, based on concentration of workers and level of education. Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Rob Crim, President and CEO of Vaya Pharma USA, a UMB BioPark company that makes medical food products to manage nutritional imbalances.

Winston Frazer

Oct 13, 2017

Winston Frazer, President and CEO of Danae Prosthetics joins us for today's '"Why Baltimore."

Samuel Hoi

Sep 28, 2017

A recent Kauffman Foundation study revealed that in 2016 Maryland ranked 13th in the country for startup activity. The Greater Baltimore region alone boasts an impressive number of higher education institutions, for which there is no shortage of ideas and ambition being produced. Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Samuel Hoi, President of the Maryland Institute College of Art, or MICA.

Kevin Buerger

Sep 21, 2017

Kevin Buerger, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Jellyfish, a global digital marketing agency based in London, tells us about the accomplishments that have come out of the company's U.S. headquarters in Baltimore.

Joining us today is Michael Rosenbaum, CEO of Arena (formerly Pegged Software) a predictive analytics firm.

This is a rebroadcast. 

Today's guest is Kimberly Groves, President and CEO of KCW Engineering.

Mike Janke

Aug 31, 2017

Mike Janke, co-founder of Data Tribe, tells us why his company has invested in Baltimore, and why tech companies can flourish here. 

Ed Callahan

Aug 24, 2017

In the last decade, the Baltimore region has quietly emerged as a hub for marketing and creative agencies developing a reputation for branding and digital marketing not only for many local businesses but for national and global brands.

Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Ed Callahan, Co-Founder of Planit, a strategic creative agency based in Baltimore that has been recognized as one of Advertising Age's Small Agencies of the Year.

Debbie Gosselin

Aug 17, 2017

Baltimore ranks as a top destination for travelers. Summer is coming to a close but visitors and locals alike are still getting the most they can out of Baltimore's land and water amenities. Joining us for Why Baltimore is Debbie Gosselin, owner of Watermark Journey—a local water tour and charter company.

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