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Ulman's next step: revitalize College Park
Ulman's next step: revitalize College Park

In the private sector for the first time in 12 years, former Howard County executive Ken Ulman has launched a consulting firm to offer economic development advice. Ulman's first job: helping the University of Maryland in College Park try to remake itself into a tech hub that rivals Silicon Valley in California or Cambridge in Massachusetts. "I wanted something where I can't wait to get out of bed in the morning and go to work, and that's the way I feel about the University of Maryland," Ulman said in an interview. After losing his bid to become Maryland's lieutenant governor this fall, the 40-year-old Democrat auditioned competing offers and discovered...