Hall Research has appointed Jason Schwartz as its new CEO. Schwartz will have the responsibility of creating, planning, implementing and integrating the strategic direction of the organization to advance its market share both domestically and internationally. This leadership transition comes in conjunction with the planned retirement of Ali and Gail Haghjoo, founders of Hall Research, on July 31.
“We are excited to welcome Jason to Hall Research,” Stephen K. Parker, Hall Research Board Chairman and Blackford Capital Operating Partner, said. “He has a proven reputation of innovation as an organized and collaborative leader, and we know his impact-oriented and analytical strategies will further growth opportunities for Hall within in the Pro AV marketplace.”
Schwartz has more than 20 years of C-suite experience, improving bottom-line financial performance through increasing sales, controlling costs and overall supply chains, and implementing cutting-edge technological strategies at varying consumer electronic and technology companies. Most recently, he was the Head of Cloud and Mobile Gaming at Razer Inc. Schwartz has additionally held leadership roles at Incipio Group, BAMKO, Zagg Inc., Sanyo North America and Marindi Consulting Group. He completed his undergraduate degree in accounting and finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston IL.
“I am excited to lead an experienced team with strong engineering and operational backgrounds to continue driving growth, providing high-quality customer service, and building on the exceptional brand Hall Research has established,” Schwartz said. “Hall’s ability to develop custom-tailored products for our customers using in-house engineering and product innovation capabilities is unmatched, and I look forward to working with our team to further utilize these capabilities in new market segments and future business opportunities.”
Hall Research Co-Founders will be transitioning from their current leadership positions. Ali will continue to serve as a Board Member.
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