Myra Norton leads the acceleration team at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, working to accelerate technologies, companies and ecosystems in and around Johns Hopkins University, with a particular focus on Baltimore. Prior to joining JHTV, Myra was President and CEO of Arena Analytics, a technology company that helps organizations vitalize, stabilize, and diversify their workforces to improve organizational performance and impact. Previously, she was the CEO of Community Analytics, an analyst at Northrop Grumman, a professor in Mathematics and Statistics at Temple University, Towson University, and the US Naval Academy, and an Administrator in the College of Science & Technology at Temple University.
She serves as Immediate Past Chair on the Executive Committee of TEDCO, an organization founded to serve and expand the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the State of Maryland. She also chairs the Career and Technical Education Committee of the Governor’s Workforce Development Board and serves as a Board Member for Central Scholarship, a non-profit dedicated to providing equitable access to fulfilling careers through education.
Norton has been featured as a presenter, speaker and facilitator at several industry events such as the AHA Leadership Summit, ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership, SXSW, and several Modern Healthcare events. She has collaborated with researchers from Harvard University, Babson College, University of Virginia, the National Institutes of Health, University of Maryland, and the University of Chicago.
Norton graduated from the University of Alabama as a Faculty Scholar, earning a BS in Math Education, and was then awarded a Future Faculty Fellowship and earned an MA in Mathematics and an MS in Statistics at Temple University.