Hal Kalechofsky has over 20 years of high-tech experience specializing in technology innovation, big data, product management, and strategic consulting, in both the United States and Europe. He has designed and developed analytical solutions and data-intensive software applications at scale for both Fortune 500 companies and technology startups.
Prior to joining End-to-End, Hal spent 10 years as a management consultant in Silicon Valley, notably where he led transformative projects across Cisco Services and Sales Operations. These included Cisco Global Service Provider deal optimization, Cognitive/AI Services portfolio management, Global Service Logistics solutions, and Service Contract Center deployment. Previously, as a co-Founder of Appiom, Inc., Hal invented new networking techniques for home Internet applications. Prior to that, he directed risk management data science teams in the Trust and Safety group at eBay, and ran eCommerce analytics for Coremetrics (acquired by IBM). Hal also managed and engineered predictive financial models for behavioral and fraud detection at Wells Fargo. Earlier in his career, Hal built data science computing systems and managed university R&D for the CERN physics laboratory in Europe.
Hal has several published articles in the area of AI business applications and has given talks on predictive modeling at high-tech conferences. Hal earned a Ph.D. in high energy physics from the University of Pittsburgh, an MS in condensed matter physics from the University of Sussex, and a BA in philosophy from Tufts University.