Hal Charnley is a serial entrepreneur and investor and has been an executive/CEO for the past 30 years. Hal spent most of his career in technology, but has been involved in a variety of businesses including commercial construction, sports promotion and others. He has raised in excess of $150M in angel, venture capital and private equity and has successfully exited 5 businesses. He has developed a keen sense of expertise in building and driving the growth phase of businesses and for leveraging M&A to accelerate growth.
He holds BS, MS and MBA degrees and is past Chairman of UMass Lowell College of Arts and Sciences. He is a founding member of the High Growth CEO Forum, and active member of the Boston CEO Club, a member of the Turnaround Management Association, a former adjunct Graduate School Professor, and a board member on several private company Boards. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of business topics focused around entrepreneurship, change management and business transitions.