Houston Technology Center Names New Chairman of Advisory Board

HOUSTON (February 6, 2008) - Houston Technology Center (HTC), Greater Houston’s business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, announced today that Gregory S. Price was named Chairman of HTC’s Advisory Board. 

Serving as Chairman of HTC’s Advisory Board, Price will steer the team of 54 senior executives actively advising and supporting HTC in its efforts to assist emerging technology companies to commercialize their products and services, raising capital and creating thousands of jobs in Houston. 

Gregory Price, CPA is the Director of Consulting Solutions and Information Technology at Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) where he is responsible for the Business Systems Consulting function which includes software selection and implementation, process improvement, information technology effectiveness, and startup consulting. Prior to PKF Texas, Price has spent 19 years at Ernst & Young LLP. A Certified Accountant and holding numerous additional professional designations, Price has been a member of the HTC Advisory Board since 2005 and is a member of the Houston Technology Executive Council (TECH).

“Gregory Price’s vast experience, track record and deep commitment to Houston and its technology business community will be invaluable to HTC’s expansion as it helps Houston’s transformation to a global leader in technology innovation and commercialization” said Walter Ulrich, Houston Technology Center’s President and CEO.

I am deeply honored and humbled to be named as the new Chairman of HTC’s Advisory Board,” said Price. “The Advisory Board’s group of influential entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, and service providers to the emerging market and high tech community are one of the attributes of success for HTC. I am very excited about serving this outstanding organization in a new way, and working with our outstanding team of senior executives on the Advisory Board.”

 

About Houston Technology Center
Houston Technology Center (HTC), a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, serves as the nexus of new ideas, technological innovation and entrepreneurship in the greater Houston area. HTC accelerates the commercialization of emerging technology companies within key sectors including: energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA/aerospace by providing in-depth business guidance, access to capital and service providers, and entrepreneurial education. Serving as a hub for the local technology business community, HTC promotes Houston as a leading technology city. See www.houstontech.org for more information.
 
About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.
Located in Houston’s Galleria area at 5847 San Felipe, PKF Texas is a CPA firm that focuses on solutions for every stage of your business. With leaders who are forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors with Big 4 backgrounds, PKF Texas serves emerging and middle market companies across many industries. Service areas include profit enhancement, internal audit, international/domestic tax, accounting, auditing, litigation services, business systems consulting and IT. PKF Texas is a member of PKF International and The Leading Edge Alliance. To learn more about PKF Texas, visit their website at www.pkftexas.com.
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