TechFest is an annual forum hosted by the Department of Decision, Operations, and Information Technologies at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. TechFest brings together leaders from industry and government, who are at the forefront of game-changing transformations enabled by digital technologies, to share their expertise and passion with undergraduate and master’s students at the Smith School. The Information Systems programs at Smith rank among the best in the world. The undergraduate and graduate programs in Information Systems have been consistently ranked among the nation’s top programs by US News & World Report, and BusinessWeek, among others. TechFest serves as a valuable forum for students to learn about the amazing potential of information technologies and to explore what it means for their careers.