Hal Gottfried is the founder of Level Up Labs, a company recognized for their expertise in process improvement and personal coaching for both startup ventures and established organizations. In addition Hal, is the co-founder of the Kansas City Open Hardware group, a continually expanding educational non-profit with the mission of bringing Open Source awareness and understanding to the community.
Hal's clients benefit from over fifteen years of experience with corporate, academic and government institutions where he was instrumental in providing the development and implementation of enterprise level communication focused middleware, in addition to hands on training and development courses covering a vast array of topics.
He extends his business and leadership acuity to the community by mentoring and volunteering in the local entrepreneurial community, coaching or speaking at events such as Start Up Weekend, Global Entrepreneurship Week and City Camp.
Currently living in the Kansas City area with his very patient wife Heather, Hal enjoys 3D printing, robotics and tinkering in his time off.