HTC Advisory Board


Co-Chairman   Thomas D. Gros, President, NRG Distributed Generation
Co-Chairman   Steve Altemus, CEO, Intuitive Machines
Immediate Past Chairman (HTC)    Umesh Verma, President & CEO, BLUE LANCE, Inc.
Mustafa Al Ali   Director of Research and Development, Saudi Aramco
Bill Arend   Vice President, InoApps
John Beddow   Publisher, Houston Business Journal
Chad Burke   President and CEO Houston Port Region
Susanne Burkeholder   Director, Office of Development, Houston Technology Center
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
Paul Fenley   President, Atec, Inc.
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
Donald Lacey   Engineering, Safety and Business Development Consulting
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
Carl McCutcheon   Chairman & CEO, AMM Exploration, LLC
Maryanne Maldonado Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Houston Technology Center
Keith Meyer   Chairman & CEO, Sunthenoil LLC
Roberto Moctezuma   IT Advisor, Houston Technology Center
Martin Montoya   Senior Vice President, Small Business Manager, Bank of America
Phil Morabito   CEO, Pierpont Communications, Inc.
Shafique Pappa   CEO, Qukku
Brett A. Perlman   President, Vector Advisors
Eric Pulaski   Founder & CEO, SmartVault Corporation
Surya Rajan   Director& Market Strategy, Baker Hughes | Strategy and Corporate Development
Jayant Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.   Chief Operating Officer, Bastion Technologies
Oscar Santollani   Managing Partner, Soteica LLC
Eric Schlichter   Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
Jeff Sheldon   CitareTx Investment Partners, CEO, General Partner and Managing Director
Vibhu Sharma   CEO, Ingenious Inc.
John W. “Jack” Sim   CFO and Vice President, Finance & Administration, Houston Technology Center
Roberta Skebo   Deputy Director, Advising Operations, University of Houston Bauer College SBDC
Larry Strader   Manager, External Pursuits, Jacobs
Josh Strasner   Vice President, Consulting Services, CGI Technologies & Solutions
James A. Taylor   Chairman & CEO, CHR Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco   Dean, University of Houston - Cullen College of Engineering
Douglas Terrier   Center Chief Technologist, Johnson Space Center
Walter Ulrich   President & CEO, Houston Technology Center
Mark White   Chairman, Geovox Security; former Governor, State of Texas
Beth Williams   Owner, TechTrans International
Todd Zuspan   Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Revised 11.10.2015