Victor Barkalov is an executive specializing in operations and digital transformation of professional services organizations. He holds the track record of creating and executing company-wide transformative strategies that leverage both human capital and the latest technologies in ways that highlight their respective strengths. His current employer is a prestigious Am Law 200 firm with offices on both East and West Coasts. Barkalov’s professional interests include digital transformation, artificial intelligence, data analytics, operational excellence, and related subjects. He is a futurist with an optimistic view of artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.
Barkalov is a CPA licensed in New York State and an MBA in General Management from Columbia University’s Executive program. He also holds a B.S. in Information Systems, Mathematics, and Operations from NYU Stern School of Business.
Outside of his professional life, Barkalov is an avid runner and an eager traveler both domestically and internationally. He has visited all 6 permanently inhabited continents and aims to visit Antarctica in the future. As a bilingual speaker of English and Russian, Barkalov finds common language with people in unexpected places around the world, from shop owners in Prague to taxi drivers in Buenos Aires.