Kalypso Expands Portfolio and Pipeline Management Practice with New Senior Manager Trey Allen

February 22, 2011

Beachwood, OHIO - Kalypso, the world's premier innovation consulting firm, announced today that Trey Allen has joined the firm.

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. Trey brings over 24 years of industry and consulting experience to Kalypso's clients.

“Trey has a proven track record of delivering outstanding results across a wide range of manufacturing and consumer products companies,” said Bill Poston, founding partner and Kalypso’s portfolio and pipeline management practice leader. “We are pleased to bring his extensive hands-on experience and leadership in strategy, operations, and enterprise technology to the community of Kalypso clients.”

Prior to joining Kalypso, Trey was senior vice president of planning at POGO Jet, Inc., a start-up aviation service provider headed by Robert Crandall, former CEO of American Airlines. There he headed business planning and operations. Before POGO, Trey spent eight years serving clients with Deloitte Consulting. As a senior manager at Deloitte, Trey helped build the advanced planning and scheduling practice and led significant transformation projects for aerospace and defense, consumer goods, manufacturing, retail, and public sector clients. Trey began his career as a carrier-based aviator, fighter tactics instructor, and squadron operations officer in the United States Navy.

Trey is based near Houston, Texas, and will work primarily with clients across industries. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance by delivering on the promise of innovation. Kalypso offers clients full service capabilities including Business and Innovation Strategy, Front End of Innovation, Portfolio and Pipeline Management, Development and New Product Introduction, Value Management, PLM Technology, Leadership and Learning, and Intellectual Property Management.