Maryanne Maldonado named Vice President of Houston Technology Center
Houston, Texas 12/21/10 – The Houston Technology Center, the largest technology incubator and accelerator in Texas, announced today the promotion of Maryanne Maldonado to Vice President and Managing Director of Energy Acceleration.
“Maryanne Maldonado has been an invaluable asset to energy technology startups in the region. She has single handedly managed half of the HTC technology portfolio and has assisted in the commercialization of breakthrough technologies which have revolutionized the energy sector and consequently made a significant economic impact in the region,” stated Walter Ulrich, President & CEO of the Houston Technology Center.
Maryanne Maldonado joined HTC in November 2007 as the Director of Energy Acceleration, providing strategic and tactical management, as well as investment-related advice to Houston-area early stage companies developing innovative technologies applied in the energy industry. Ms. Maldonado assists in recruiting and screening new energy clients, further growing the renewable energy/clean tech area and direct special energy-related projects at HTC.
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. A native of North Carolina, Ms. Maldonado holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business Management from LeTourneau University in Longview City, Texas.
About Houston Technology Center:
Named among Forbes’ top 10 “incubators changing the world,” The Houston Technology Center provides education, insight, and access to capital that entrepreneurs need for commercialization. The Houston Technology Center is a business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, advancing the commercialization of emerging technology companies in the greater Houston area. A 501(C)(3)nonprofit organization, HTC assists Houston-based entrepreneurs within several key sectors: energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA/aerospace technologies. For more information, visit www.HoustonTech.org.
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