Vishal Verma (President and CFO )


Vishal is currently is a Partner of Edgewood Ventures, LLC. He also a Senior Advisor to Michael Chertoff (Former Secretary of Homeland Security) and Hon. Richard Gephardt (Former Majority Leaders)

Prior to Edgewood, Vishal was the Founder, President and COO of Akroria Networks, Inc. a well funded – VC backed optical switching company. Akroria is creating a novel approach on solving the bandwidth clutter in the telecommunication market.

Prior to Akroria, 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.