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Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

    UMD I-CORPS

    Our TEam

    Anyone interested in the UMD I-Corps program may contact the Program Manager, David Steele, listed below, and we will return your call or respond to email within one day to schedule a follow up.

    UMD I-Corps Program
    4467 Technology Drive
    Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
    Suite 1105A
    University of Maryland
    College Park, MD 20742-3371

    tel: (301) 314-8572

    The UMD I-Corps Team

    Dan Kunitz

    Mid-Atlantic I-Corps Hub Director
    Maryland Innovation Extension Director

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    Jainaba Ceesay

    UMD I-Corps Instructor & Program Manager
    Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)
    University of Maryland, College park, MD

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    Edmund Pendleton

    Mid-Atlantic I-Corps Hub Lead Instructor
    NSF I-Corps Instructor

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    Michael Leifman

    UMD I-Corps Instructor

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    Glen Hellman

    UMD I-Corps Instructor & Program Manager
    Executive Coach

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    David Steele

    Hub Coordinator, NSF I-Corps Mid-Atlantic Region

    Program Manager, UMD I-Corps

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    Eric Marshall

    Program Operations Data/Analyst, NSF I-Corps Mid Atlantic Region

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    David Powell

    Expertise:
    Telecommunications, Software, SaaS, NSF I-Corps, International Markets

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    Kinneret Rand

    Expertise:
    Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals

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    Qyana Stewart

    Expertise:
    Software, Project Management, Tech startups

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