Start Here. Grow Here. Stay Here.
Who We Are
For 30 years, bwtech@UMBC has strengthened our local and state economies by giving big ideas the room they need to grow. bwtech@UMBC bridges higher education and business, positioning Maryland as an economic powerhouse within the region. We’re proud of the impact our people have on our community, and we hope you will be a part of it.
We don’t just work at bwtech@UMBC — we call also call the surrounding communities home. We’re proud of the work we do together here because it makes a difference in the lives of our families and the people around us.
Mike Adelstein ’96
President and CEO, Potomac Photonics
BWTech South Campus
“Even though we’re growing, we want to keep our headquarters here [at bwtech] because it’s a great place to be. bwtech’s environment spurs innovation and drives the success that we’re having right now.”Read More About Mike
Jeehye Yun ’97
Founding CEO, RedShred
bwTech North Campus
“As a part of the bwtech community, we’ve had the opportunity to develop long-standing relationships with UMBC faculty and students to advance our innovative research and impact.”Read More About Jeehye
Delali Dzirasa ’04
President and CEO, Fearless Solutions
Former bwTech Incubator Business
“bwtech has been instrumental to Fearless’ success since we first got started in our cube as a company of one. Through our involvement in the bwtech community, we’ve built strong relationships and partnerships along the way.”Read More About Delali
Director, SC&H Capital
Member, bwTech Board
“bwtech is an important part of the UMBC story, and growth in the area. I’d like to see it continue to grow and foster opportunities for students, Catonsville and Arbutus residents, and businesses, in general.”