Wes Moore

Entrepreneur, Change Maker

There’s tremendous talent in Baltimore.

Baltimore has one of the highest concentrations of educational service companies and organizations in the nation. And today, thanks to our incredible academic institutions, we excel across all key industries, including medical and cyber technologies. You also see the same creativity and innovation throughout our communities – in our arts, music and culture. Baltimore has cultivated an array of talent and an atmosphere of collaboration that offer meeting professionals the resources they need to be successful.

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Wes Moore’s passion is education. Among numerous accomplishments, he is the Founder and CEO of BridgeEdU, a social enterprise whose purpose is to ease young adults into the beginning of their college careers and familiarize them with higher education. After graduation from Valley Forge Military College, Moore attended Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University and Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar where he earned a Master’s degree in international relations.

A Minute With Wes Moore

Wes Moore is a man of many talents – an author, producer, social entrepreneur, political analyst and decorated U.S. Army officer, he has achieved great success in his career. Both of his books, “The Other Wes Moore” and “The Work” are New York Times bestsellers, and he has hosted, directed and produced several programs on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network and PBS, such as OWN’s “Beyond Belief,” a show highlighting inspirational people and the three-episode series “Coming Back with Wes Moore.” Moore’s book “The Other Wes Moore,” also inspired the documentary “All the Difference” that premiered in 2016.