Also, begin thinking about a topic you can present at our Lightning Talks (<= 5 min.) meeting on June 22nd.
The Baltimore ACM Chapter, the Greater Baltimore Technology Council,
and the Emerging Technology Center invite you to attend a presentation
When: 7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Where: Emerging Technology Center (ETC @ Canton)
2400 Boston St.
by David Turock
David Turock will present a side-by-side comparison of two
telecommunications start-ups that he launched: one successful, and one
not. He compares and contrasts their funding sources, agility and
scalability of their business models, hiring practices, and more. His
experience and lessons learned will be valuable for aspiring tech
entrepreneurs. He finishes with how his interests have shifted to
using technology to promote social and environmental causes.
About the speaker:
Mr. Turock is a veteran entrepreneur and currently a Director of
Counsel RB Capital. He holds a patent on VoIP, and is an expert on
telecommunications technologies and their applications. Mr. Turock
began his career working with AT&T Bell Laboratories in 1982 and Bell
Communications Research in 1988, and subsequently founded enhanced
telephone service provider, Call Sciences. He later formed
Interexchange, which designed and operated one of the world's largest
debit card systems. Most recently, from 2001 to 2007, Mr. Turock was
Chief Technology Officer of Therap Services, a provider of informatics
services to disabled patients. Mr. Turock received his B.S. in
Experimental Psychology from Syracuse University, his M.S. and Ph.D.
degrees in Cognitive Psychology from Rutgers University, and his
M.S.E. in Computer Science from the Moore School of the University of
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Baltimore ACM (BACM) invites you to join us for pizza starting at 6:30 pm.
There is no charge, but please RSVP to Emil Volcheck at [log in to unmask]
Directions and Parking:
The ETC Canton facility is located at the American Can Company
complex, 2400 Boston Street in Baltimore. ETC is on the 3rd floor of
the building that houses the Austin Grille restaurant and the entrance
is next to the Lenscrafters store. There is a 3 hour visitor parking
in front of the building on the Boston Street side.
The building will be open until 9:00 pm.
Emerging Technology Center (ETC @ Canton)
2400 Boston St.
Factory Building, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224
Driving Directions: http://www.etcbaltimore.com/driving_directions_canton.html
We hope you can join us.
The next BACM event will be an evening of 5-minute lightning talks the
evening of Thursday, June 22, at the Engineering Society. Please hold
the date. We will issue a call for submissions soon.
The Baltimore ACM Executive Committee
Craig Holcomb, Chair
William Edelstein, Vice Chair
Roy Albin, Secretary
Jason Pyeron, Treasurer
Emil Volcheck, Past Chair
About the sponsors
The Baltimore Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery
(BACM) advances the community of practitioners and researchers in the
field of computing in the Greater Baltimore metropolitan region. http://bacm.us/
The Greater Baltimore Technology Council facilitates successful
Business Networking in Baltimore and the surrounding areas and is a
gateway to the region's tech community. http://www.gbtechcouncil.org/
The Emerging Technology Centers (ETC) are a non-profit business
incubator program with two separate incubator facilities, focused on
growing early-stage technology and biotechnology companies in
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