HTC Advisory Board


Chairman   Thomas D. Gros, President, NRG Distributed Generation
Immediate Past Chairman (HTC)    Umesh Verma, President & CEO, BLUE LANCE, Inc.
Mustafa Al Ali   Director of Research and Development, Saudi Aramco
Bill Arend   Regional Manager, Oracle Corporation
John Beddow   Publisher, Houston Business Journal
Laura Capper   Founder & CEO, CAP Resources
Todd E. Chen   Shareholder, Winstead PC
Lee Cook   CEO, Phonoscope Communications, Inc.
James Dumler   Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development, CenterPoint Energy
Tony Essalih   Vice President, Cornerstone Government Affairs
Brian Fenske   Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
William E. Fitzgibbon III, Ph.D.    Dean, University of Houston – College of Technology
Elizabeth Fleming    Senior Innovation Advisor, Shell Companies
Charles C. Foster   Chairman, Foster LLP
Paul M. Frison   Executive Vice Chairman, Houston Technology Center
Jeffrey R. Harder   Partner, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Tom Halbouty   Vice President, CIO – CTO, Pioneer Natural Resources
Zachary Hodges   President, Houston Community College’s Northwest College
Andy Icken   Deputy Director, City of Houston
Bradley K. Jensen, Ph.D.   Principal Academic Relationship Manager, Microsoft Corporation
John J. Kennedy   Executive Chairman, Micro Seismic, Inc.
Krista Kiblawi   Associate Director-Data Sales, Verizon Wireless
Eric Koach   Vice President Sales – Central Region, Hewlett-Packard Company
Keith Kreuer   Principal, RedHouse Associates LLC
William L. LaFuze   Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Carlos Lara   President, Lara & Associates, LLC
Lee J. Laviolette   Global Oil & Gas Practice Lead
Karen Love   Director, Practice Growth, PKF Texas, P.C.
Pamela Lovett  Executive Vice President–Business Development, Comerica Bank
T. Kevin McConn   Group President-Private Client Services, Frost National Bank
William F. McKeon   Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Texas Medical Center
Carl McCutcheon   Chairman & CEO, AMM Exploration, LLC
George L. McLendon, Ph.D.   Provost, Rice University
Maryanne Maldonado Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Houston Technology Center
Keith Meyer   Chairman & CEO, Sunthenoil LLC
Roberto Moctezuma   IT Advisor, Houston Technology Center
Phil Morabito   CEO, Pierpont Communications, Inc.
Shafique Pappa   CEO, Qukku
Brett A. Perlman   President, Vector Advisors
Gregory L. Phillips   Partner, Phillips & Reiter, PLLC
Eric Pulaski   Founder & CEO, SmartVault Corporation
Surya Rajan   Director& Market Strategy, Baker Hughes | Strategy and Corporate Development
Oscar Santollani   Managing Partner, Soteica LLC
Eric Schlichter   Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
Vibhu Sharma   CEO, Ingenious Inc.
John W. “Jack” Sim   CFO and Vice President, Finance & Administration, Houston Technology Center
Josh Strasner   Vice President, Consulting Services, CGI Technologies & Solutions
H. William Swanstrom   Partner, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
James A. Taylor   Chairman & CEO, CHR Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco   Dean, University of Houston - Cullen College of Engineering
Walter Ulrich   President & CEO, Houston Technology Center
Mark White   Chairman, Geovox Security; former Governor, State of Texas
Todd Zuspan   Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Revised 8.18.2015