As Interim Chief Operating Officer, Hal oversees all global operations for Park Place, helping to scale recent growth and maintaining Park Place Technologies’ commitment to innovation, while continuing to deliver superior customer service.
During Hal’s 13 years at Park Place Technologies, he spent the first 10 managing Global Service Operations, responsible for service delivery, engineering, and support center operations. He has also served as Chief of Staff to CEO Chris Adams. For the past 2 years, Hal has served as General Manager of Professional Services, responsible for managing and expanding Park Place Technologies’ professional services’ $35 million global portfolio, driving professional services sales, and the successful delivery of professional services engagements for both channel and direct customers, globally.
Before joining Park Place Technologies, Hal built the service delivery arm for Data General’s Professional Services Network Practice, which generated $30 million in revenue in the first 18 months of operations. Hal’s next assignment was Global Operations Director for Professional Services. He also worked at EMC within their Professional Services division, where he created their Global Network Services organization, which was responsible for delivering assessment services for their Network Attached Storage products. Hal’s next role was managing EMC’s Global CLARiiON technical support division, where he provided world class support to customers around the globe.
Hal earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Workforce Education and Human Resource Development at Southern Illinois University.