Angelo Kostopoulos is the Founder and President of AKRON, Inc., a Washington, DC based data analytics and survey firm, and brings with him more than 25 years of experience in technology and data analytics.
He is responsible for AKRON’s compensation, benefits, and management survey practice, and manages the team of technologists and subject matter experts that collaborate in the design and administration of the surveys. Having designed and developed data-driven statistical databases and systems for over twenty-five years, he began AKRON’s survey practice over 15 years ago.
AKRON is the publisher of the National Think Tank Compensation Survey, the only survey in the nation focusing on think tanks and research organizations. Since 2003, AKRON has administered the HRA-NCA Compensation and Benefits Surveys, the Washington-Baltimore area’s most comprehensive resource of jobs, salary, and benefits information. AKRON has also conducted surveys for the American Bankers Association, the Local Government Personnel Association, as well as a variety of other management surveys for private companies. AKRON’s data analytics practice has consulted for clients such as the World Bank, the Congressional Budget Office, and others.
Prior to founding AKRON, Inc., Angelo was Vice President of Software Engineering for Sysnet, Corporation, one of the Washington area’s first independent internet service providers, and was responsible for developing the firm’s internet application development division. Before that, he was the computer scientist-in-residence of Economic Analysis Group, a consulting firm specializing in software and services for legal departments of Fortune 1000 companies.
Angelo holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from The University of Maryland, an MS in Computer Science from the George Washington University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.