Gaurav Verma is the Chief Operating Officer of USISPF. He supervises day-to-day operations, oversees the revenue, and coordinates the strategic management of the Forumâ€™s various programs and initiatives. He provides leadership and direct management oversight to the Forumâ€™s team and engages senior leaders across member companies, government stakeholders, and the Forumâ€™s Board of Directors.
Prior to this role, Gaurav worked for over a decade to help solve problems for U.S. companies as they did business in India, providing a platform for senior industry and government leaders in both countries to meet their foreign counterparts. He has experience in global business development, growth, strategy, day-to-day management, and digital economy portfolio execution for non-profit organizations, as well as Board of Director relations and oversight. He also created a coalition for jobs and growth to ensure that American businesses have access to international expertise needed to continuously drive economic growth and job creation.
Gaurav is an Advisory Council Member of the Global Institutional Investors Forum in Mauritius, Advisor to the Board of the Indian American Arts Council (IAAC) in New York, Advisory Council Member of One Globe â€œUniting Knowledge Communitiesâ€ in New Delhi, and a Member of the Board of Womenâ€™s Education Project (WEP) in New York.
Gaurav holds an MBA in finance and investments from City University New York, as well as a Bachelorâ€™s of Commerce degree from Delhi University in India.