Hal Yeager is a senior operating executive with extensive business experience in introducing disruptive technologies. He currently serves as the Managing Director/Co-Founder of the CXO Advisory Group, an interim consulting firm specializing in hands-on leadership services to startup/early-stage/high-growth portfolio companies.
Prior to CXO Advisory Group, Hal was the Managing Director/Operating Partner & Board Advisor of Signal Lake Management, a VC investment firm. Hal served as the link between the CEOs and board members of numerous tech, medical and SaaS portfolio companies.
Locally, he is a board advisor/investor to Public Insight Corporation, a big data analytics company. Previously, he managed the eBIZ Project, a portfolio of seven ICT startup companies in Europe, which served as the first of its kind model for the collaboration by USAID with the for-profit sector.
Throughout his career, Hal has served as CEO, COO, President, Managing Director or a Senior Operating Executive for multiple major global corporations, including Claremont Technology Group, AT&T Int’l and IMAX. He played a pivotal role in each of the companies’ services market entrances, product and service creation/offerings and subsequent renewed/enhanced profitability. More recently, he has been working with earlier, high-potential companies.
Hal holds a Bachelor’s in Socio-Economics and Chemistry from Ohio State University and an MBA in Management from Case Western Reserve University. He has participated in Advanced Finance/Marketing Management Programs at Wharton and the University of Chicago. He is an adjunct faculty member at Ursuline College in Management Leadership.