Dr. Deven Verma (Chairman and CEO )


Dr. Verma is a founder of HSMC. He has 30+ years of experience as a technology executive, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur and investor. Deven was Executive Vice President at Loral Corporation and has managed the largest commercial satellite project in the world. Deven was the founding General Partner of Edgewood and Redwood Ventures. Dr. Verma’s vision is to develop a Innovation and Manufacturing Economy in India.

As a venture capitalist, he has invested in over 80 companies including Rightworks (SOLD to ICG Group), SwitchON (SOLD to PMC-Sierra), Catarman (SOLD to Infineon), Magma Design Automation , iLeverage (SOLD to E.Piphany), and CoDesign (SOLD to Synopsis). In addition, Deven has served on the Board Director or Advisor of Greater Bay Bank (NASDAQ : GBBK), Clearspeed ( LSE : CSD), Monet Communication. Currently, he is based in India and is involved in several other start-up companies in India