Pava LaPere, a resident of MARYLAND, was honored for her passion to assist others in navigating any ecology.
The 26-year-old CEO was discovered dead in an apartment in Baltimore on September 25, 2023.
Who was EcoMap Technologies CEO Pava LaPere?
EcoMap Technologies’ CEO and founder was Pava LaPere.
Her LinkedIn profile describes her as a “tech CEO who believes in hyperlocal, ecosystem-based economic development to create a more equitable future for all communities.”
According to her Technical.ly bio, she is “the founder and former board chair of Innov8MD, as well as the founder of the Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures accelerator and TCO Labs, Inc.”
Her accomplishments earned her a spot on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list in the Social Impact Category in 2023.
What happened to Pava LaPere?
LaPere’s body was discovered in a Maryland residence on Monday, September 25, 2023, about 11.30 a.m.
A missing person report was submitted immediately before LaPere was discovered deceased, according to authorities.
According to law authorities, she displayed evidence of “blunt-force trauma.” According to reports, homicide police are looking into her death.
According to a tweet sent out by reporter Mikenzie Frost on September 26, 2023, an arrest warrant was issued for Jason Dean Billingsley. The 32-year-old with a troubled past is a suspect in Pava LaPere’s murder.
What is EcoMap Technologies?
EcoMap Technologies was founded back in December 2018.
The $7million eco-company consisted of a 30-person team and boasted big-name clients including:
- The Aspen Institute
- The WXR Fund
- T.Rowe Price Foundation
According to LaPere’s LinkedIn, her company creates “platforms that enable people to navigate any ecosystem, from small business communities to entire industries. We’re on a mission to make the information around us more accessible”
EcoMap Technologies released a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, following their CEO’s tragic death, writing: “The circumstances surrounding Pava’s death are deeply distressing, and our deepest condolences are with her family, friends, and loved ones during this incredibly devastating time.
“Pava was not only the visionary force behind EcoMap but was also a deeply compassionate and dedicated leader.
They concluded: “Her untiring commitment to our company, to Baltimore, to amplifying the critical work of ecosystems across the country, and to building a deeply inclusive culture as a leader, friend, and partner set a standard for leadership, and her legacy will live on through the work we continue to do.”