Meet the Baltimore area’s most compelling leaders, thinkers and doers in 2016.
49, executive director, J. Baum Associates + 3D Innovation Institute
The “black sheep” of her family, Jan Baum earned degrees in metal working and started out making jewelry and teaching. But that artsy background clued her in early to the potential of 3-D printing. Baum started the Object Lab at Towson University, later leading 3D Maryland, part of the Howard County Economic Development Authority. She’s now consulting, helping companies figure out 3D printing. “When I saw that you can create any geometry that you can...