2013 Tech Champs Memberships now available online!
Learn about Houston Technology Center's Incubation and Acceleration Clients focused in the energy, life sciences, information technology, NASA/aerospace sectors
Open to the community these meetings allow professionals to be involved with and influence the evolution of emerging technology.
CONNECTION ♦ SUPPORT ♦ COMMUNICATION ♦ RECOGNITION
Light Breakfast and Networking 7:15 - 7:45 a.m.
Presentations 7:45 - 9:00 a.m.
$30 at the door
ROBERT W. HARVEYPresident and CEOGreater Houston Partnership
Harvey has been active in the Houston business community, first as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc. and then as a senior executive with Reliant Energy. From 1982-1999, Harvey worked in the Houston office of McKinsey. Starting as an associate immediately upon graduation from Harvard Business School, Harvey progressed to senior partner, manager of the Houston location, and leader of the firm's North American Electric Power and Natural Gas Practice. During his time with McKinsey, Harvey served a wide-variety of oil and gas, pipeline, utility, and service companies.
In 1999, Harvey joined Reliant Energy, Inc. as Vice Chair and member of the Office of the CEO. For six years, Harvey oversaw a number of business units, including the company's European power generation and trading subsidiaries, its interstate natural gas pipeline business, its domestic electricity retail marketing business, and its domestic wholesale power generation and marketing business.
Since leaving Reliant in 2005, Harvey has served in a variety of community volunteer leadership roles. Since 2003, he has served on the board of United Way of Greater Houston, with a three year stint as Board Chair from 2007-2010. Harvey received United Way's Kneebone Volunteer of the Year Award in April, 2010.
Harvey has previously served on the boards of Central Houston, Inc., Houston TechnologyCenter, Houston Zoo, Inc., and the Houston Zoological Society. He currently serves on theCommunity Foundation Council of the Greater Houston Community Foundation….
Harvey was raised in Houston, Texas, having graduated from Spring Woods High School in the Spring Branch area in 1973. He attended Texas A&M University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1978. While a student at Texas A&M, Harvey served as Commander of the Corps of Cadets and as Student Body President. He obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1982.
Houston Technology Center Conference Center
Houston, Texas 77002