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Vishal Verma

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Vishal Verma

Vishal Verma is a Senior General Partner at Edgewood Ventures, LLC. Edgewood is a investment fund focusing on investing in the USA and India. He has made investments and on the board of directors of Edgewood Networks, Edgewood CureAire, Gamma Security, HAL- Edgewood and HSMC.

  • Edgewood Networks is a venture with Juniper Networks and Edgewood Ventures. Edgewood is developing a secure and trusted networking products for the global market.
  • HAL – Edgewood (HETL) is a joint venture with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (India’s largest Defense Company). HETL has developed cutting edge avionics technologies in India.
  • HSMC intends to be a leading independent semiconductor products provider. Vishal is responsible for HSMC’s finance and day-to-day-operations. The company has recently been awarded a $2.2B package from the Govt. of India.

  • Vishal is a Senior Advisor to Honorable Dick Gephardt and Honorable Secretary Michael Chertoff on their International Strategy. He is also on the Board of Darwin Ventures, Westly Group and Witt Capital.

    Vishal is a member of the US India Cyber-security Track 1.5 Dialogue hosted by the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) and Observer Research Foundation (ORF).

    He is also a member of the Society of Fellows at the Aspen Institute.

    Vishal is passionate on building strong education systems for our future. Vishal is an active member on the non-profit boards of Trustees and Directors for the University of California at Merced (Merced, California) and One Economy (Washington DC).

    While pursing his MBA at Chicago Booth, Vishal founded the Hyde Park Angels to promote entrepreneurship in the Chicago land area. Vishal continues to be an active member of The Chicago Club, The Indus Entrepreneurs and Chicago Private Equity Networks.

    Vishal holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Santa Clara University and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.