Speakers  


 
Vishal Verma
Managing Director Edgewood Networks
 
Vishal is a Partner of Edgewood Ventures, LLC. Edgewood is a leading accelerator creating the next wave of technology companies. Edgewood assists start-up companies in business development, strategy, brand creation etc. Edgewood’s portfolio consists mainly of high quality sustainable companies such as Akroria, BayTech, B-Bop, DSL Communications (acquired by Lara/Cypress), Edgewood Real Estate India, Force10 Networks (will file for IPO over summer), HAL – Edgewood Pvt. Ltd., HSMC, iLeverage (acquired by EPNY), LiquidMarket (acquired by Xoom.com) and Rightworks (acquired by ICG).

Vishal currently sit on the board of Bay Area Technologies, Edgewood Real Estate India, HSMC, Hyde Park Angels and Legal Remedies. 

Prior to Edgewood, Vishal worked at Loral Corporation reporting to the Vice President of Asia Pacific. Vishal was responsible for creating and managing relationships with Loral’s customers in the Pacific Rim region.

Vishal is a member of the The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), AAMA, SVASE, Chicago Private Equity Networks, Chicago CEO Roundtable, Executive Club of Chicago.
Vishal holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Marketing from Santa Clara University, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.