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Umesh Verma

President & CEO of Blue Lance, Inc.
Former Chairman Houston Technology Center

Over the past quarter century, Mr. Verma has built BLUE LANCE into a global provider of Oversight solutions that help key stakeholders in organizations confidently fulfill their Cyber Security Governance, Oversight, Compliance and Auditing responsibilities. Mr. Verma started his software career developing cooling pond algorithms as an Environmental Engineer at Brown & Root.  Thereafter, he developed off-shore oil rig operations and control software for Shell Oil before founding BLUE LANCE.

In his position as CEO, Mr. Verma is responsible for articulating BLUE LANCE's Vision and performing as the Company's primary Evangelist, Civic/Community Leader and Spokesperson.

Mr. Verma serves on the boards of The Greater Houston Partnership, Center for Houston’s Future, Houston Technology Center, Greater Houston HealthConnect, University of Houston College of Technology, and American Diabetes Association.

Mr. Verma is the 2013 Chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership Cyber Security Task Force whose mission is to help small and mid-sized businesses protect against cyber attacks and qualify for doing business with enterprises.

Mr. Verma is a Future 500 Upside Award recipient, an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year finalist, a distinguished entrepreneur of the Houston Technology Center, graduate of The Center For Houstons Future Leadership Forum and Rice University’s Executive Management Certification Programs in Finance & Accounting, Mergers & Acquisitions.

2013 Board Positions:

Greater Houston Partnership – Executive Committee, Board Member, Chairman of Technology Infrastructure Committee, Chairman of Cyber Security Task Force

Opportunity Houston – Cabinet Member, Technology Captain

Center for Houstons Future – Executive Committee, Board Member, Chairman of Communications Committee

Houston Technology Center – Executive Committee, Board Member, Chairman of Advisory Board

Greater Houston HeathConnect – Board Member, Risk and Compliance Committee Member

University of Houston College of Technology - Advisory Board Member

American Diabetes Association – National Board Member, Income Development Committee member, Houston Chapter Board Member

My Moderator Sessions

Wednesday, November 20

11:00am CST