Kalypso Expands Business Intelligence & Innovation Analytics Capabilities

June 15, 2012

BEACHWOOD, OH – Kalypso, the world's premier innovation consulting firm, announced today that Eric Krchnak has joined the firm as a senior manager to help lead the growth of its Business Intelligence and Innovation Analytics practice.

The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine a depth of experience in select industries with unparalleled expertise in product and process innovation. Eric brings over 12 years of experience in management consulting, business intelligence, innovation analytics, and systems integration to Kalypso's clients. He has served clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, energy, and healthcare.

“Eric and I worked together at another firm for over six years. He is an outstanding professional and consultant,” said Greg Adkins, partner with Kalypso. “Eric brings capabilities and experience in business intelligence and analytics that our clients demand to unlock the power of innovation in their companies.”

Prior to joining Kalypso, Eric led the central region business intelligence practice at Grant Thornton and was responsible for strategy, practice development, engagement delivery, and vendor partnerships.

While at Avalion Consulting, Eric successfully led multiple large-scale business transformation and systems integration projects. His diverse consulting experiences also include business transformation, process design and program management.

Eric is based in Dallas, Texas and will work with client executive teams to transform their organizations to deliver on the promise of innovation by applying business intelligence and analytical solutions to their operations. He holds an MBA with a concentration in Strategy and Finance from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a BBA in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries.