Prominent business leader to discuss technology trends affecting Houston's future.

Houston, Texas (August 11, 2010) – Houston Technology Center (HTC) announced today that Bob Beauchamp, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of BMC Software, will be the keynote speaker at the Gulf Coast Innovation Conference & Showcase scheduled for September 30 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Houston. 

"We are very fortunate to have such a pivotal leader in technology speak at this premier event," said Walter Ulrich, president and CEO of the Houston Technology Center.  "Anyone involved in Houston's key technology sectors -- energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA-originated technologies will greatly benefit from his insight." 

This annual event celebrates the arc from research to innovation to entrepreneurship to commercial success.  It will feature over 80 business presentations by HTC clients and graduate companies as well as Gulf Coast companies featuring emerging technology from 12 participating academic and research institutions.  The Gulf Coast Innovation Conference & Showcase is one of Houston's premier technology events.  The forum provides participants with the opportunity to experience emerging technologies being developed in the leading research institutions and to network with over 400 prominent business, civic and academic leaders coupled with investors and entrepreneurs. 

About Houston Technology Center:  Named among Forbes’ top 10 “incubators changing the world,” Houston Technology Center (HTC) is a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies by providing in-depth business guidance, access to capital, professional services, and entrepreneurial education. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, HTC fosters innovation and technology commercialization in the Greater Houston area within five key sectors: Energy, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology and NASA/Aerospace technologies. For more information, visit

Author: Maggie Joplin
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