No One Owns Baltimore’s Tech Scene: We are Still the Ones We’re Looking For

It’s 2015, at a moment of change for Baltimore’s tech community. I was sitting in a dive bar with my best source, trying to figure out what it all meant.

Leaders were leaving — leaving town, leaving companies, leaving a life of organizing technologists for few thank yous and little pay to start families.

Over cans of Natty Boh, we asked ourselves: Who will take up the community mantle and carry Baltimore forward? It takes time and commitment, passion and drive, knowledge and comfort with everyone and a willingness to connect them.