Dr. Dan Hartley, Sandia Labs Vice President, Appointed Board Chairman at Khoral
Khoral Strengthens Commercial and Government Partnerships
Khoral Inc., one of New Mexico's fastest growing high technology companies, announced that Dr. Dan Hartley, Vice President of Laboratory Development at Sandia National Laboratories, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Khoral Inc.
is currently responsible for strategic management issues at Sandia National Laboratories
, including research funding, strategic planning, business development, industry and university partnerships, congressional relations and information technology.
Dr. Hartley's 31-year experience includes nearly two decades at Sandia's California site, where he founded the Department of Entergy's Combustion Research Facility.
"Under Dr. Hartley's leadership, we expect Khoral to expand from a strategic partnership perspective," said Jack Whittier, president of Khoral.
is leading the company in a new direction that leverages our strengths as a provider of custom applications and software development services."
In addition to serving as Chairman of the Board for Khoral, Dr. Hartley sits on several other influential Boards, including the Albuquerque Economic Forum, Albuquerque Economic Development, University of New Mexico Science & Technology Corporation, Business Technology Group, and Quality New Mexico.
He is also a member of the State Legislature Advisory Committee on Economic Development.
is uniquely-positioned to leverage its successful track record with government contracts.
Our next step will focus Khoral's technical strengths in key commercial sectors," Dr. Hartley
"The Board will be laying the groundwork for new partnerships to capitalize on Khoral's
visual software development and system integration services."
Dr. Hartley has served on numerous panels for the International Energy Agency, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Research Council, National Institute of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA), and the Department of Energy (DOE).
He received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Von Karman Institute in Belgium.