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David Troy is a serial technology entrepreneur. He started his first business at age 14 in 1986, and has been working in the information technology industry since then. In 1995 he founded ToadNet, a major regional Internet service provider near Baltimore, which he sold to Landmark Communications in 2004. He has been an active contributor to projects such as Asterisk and developed a large-scale distributed call-center technology and VOIP telephony systems for global technology companies. In 2007, David launched two side projects, Twittervision and Flickrvision, which were featured in the 2008 exhibition Design and the Elastic Mind at the Museum of Modern Art. Since then, David has been exploring projects in data visualization with his current company Roundhouse Technologies, which he founded in 2008 with partner Stephen Muirhead. David is also very active in the local technology scene in Baltimore and is a co-founder of Beehive Baltimore, the first coworking space in Baltimore. He is also cofounder of Baltimore Angels, an angel investing group specializing in early-stage information technology startups. In 2009, David also founded TEDxMidAtlantic, a conference dedicated to the power of ideas to change the world; in 2010 he helped organize the BmoreFiber initiative to attract Google’s fiberoptic network investment to Baltimore. He is 38 and lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two children. He is a certificated private pilot.
Dave Troy has been a serial technology entrepreneur since 1986 when he started a computer mail order business at age 14. Since that time he has founded multiple companies, including an early Internet service provider, ToadNet, which he sold in 2004. Since then he has been working on software development and in building the technology community in his hometown, Baltimore, Maryland. He was the force behind many tech-community initiatives including SocialDevCamp East, Barcamp Baltimore, Beehive Baltimore (a coworking facility), Baltimore Angels (an angel investment group), TEDxMidAtlantic, and BmoreFiber. He also serves on the board of two regional technology councils and is president of the Friends of the Maryland State Archives. He resides in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two children and is a certificated private pilot.
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