HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC) is pleased to announce the election of Maryanne Maldonado as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to assuming oversight of operational activities, Ms. Maldonado will continue as HTC's chief client executive managing HTC's team of client acceleration executives offering strategic, tactical, and investment-related advice to Houston-area early stage companies. Recognized by the Houston Business Journal as a Who's Who in Energy, Ms. Maldonado also speaks at various energy and entrepreneurial conferences around the United States. Prior to joining HTC, Ms. Maldonado presided as Head of Trade and Investment and Head of the International Energy Team for UK Trade and Investment, based in Houston. Prior to working with the United Kingdom, Ms. Maldonado served as Trade Commissioner for the Canadian Consulate-Houston, following several operational and regulatory positions with oil and gas companies.
"I am pleased to be guiding the team that will lead Houston to be recognized as the technology leader in the country" said Maryanne Maldonado.
Walter Ulrich, President and CEO said, "Over the past seven years I have had the privilege of working with Maryanne who is a proven leader and very capable colleague. Her leadership is great for the Houston Technology Center and for the Houston region's future. Her service to us has been extraordinary, and her promotion is well deserved."
About Houston Technology Center
Named by Forbes' as one of "12 Business Incubators Changing the World" and "Ten Technology Incubators Changing the World," the Houston Technology Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, advancing the commercialization of emerging technology companies in the greater Houston area. HTC serves as the nexus of new ideas, technological innovation, and entrepreneurship which works closely with entrepreneurs and startup companies to provide in-depth strategic and tactical business guidance, fundraising advice, and connections to opportunities, allies, and capital.
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