Steve Halzel is an experienced and accomplished senior technology executive with a proven track record of successfully delivering enterprise class software products to market on time with predictability generating revenue growth from inception to $150 million.
With over 25 years experience at start-ups, early stage companies and large corporations, he has collaborated and aligned product road maps with company strategies; set business and group objectives; led medium to large global development teams to achieve project goals and exceed customer expectations, while promoting a “can do” company culture.
As the Sr. Director of Software Engineering at EMC, Steve provided leadership to the global engineering team of over 300 people, consisting of Software Development, Quality Engineering and DevOps from the US, Canada, India and Israel. He successfully delivered VPLEX, a virtualized data storage product line, to market resulting in over $250 million of product and service revenue in 4 years from initial release. He governed, collaborated and drove the agile transformation from waterfall to SAFe, a distributed scaled agile framework, while continuously meeting or exceeding market, corporate and product quality objectives.
Steve’s versatility and pragmatic approaches have resulted in exceptional quality and profitable business results. His appetite for continuous learning, metrics augmented decision making, and prudent management of people, technology and processes have attributed to his success at building world class engineering teams and software development life cycles.
Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a member of the Agile Alliance organization, IEEE, Boston New Technology Meetup Group and MIT Enterprise Forum.
• Enterprise Software Development
• Software Quality Engineering
• Cloud & Storage Virtualization
• Data Storage Stack
• Agile Methodologies
• Test Automation
• Risk-Based Test Methods
• Early Stage Company Experience
• Global & Offshore Development
• Metrics & Data Visualization
• Change Leadership
• Continuous Improvement
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