Victor Barkalov is an executive specializing in operations, financial management, and digital transformation of professional services organizations. He holds a track record of creating and executing data-driven, firm-wide strategies that leverage both human capital and 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, knowledge management, finance, artificial intelligence, data analytics, operational excellence, and related subjects.
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. Most recently, Barkalov received a Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall Law School and expects to take the bar exam in 2024.
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.