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 Forumís various programs and initiatives. He provides leadership and direct
management oversight to the Forumís team and engages senior leaders across member companies, government stakeholders,
and the Forumís 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 ďUniting Knowledge
CommunitiesĒ in New Delhi, and a Member of the Board of Womenís Education Project (WEP) in New York.
Gaurav holds an MBA in finance and investments from City University New York, as well as a Bachelorís of Commerce
degree from Delhi University in India.