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Hilo, Inc.

Hilo is a groundbreaking talent analytics software solution that integrates employee personality data and credentials.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Rochester, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Hilo is a groundbreaking talent analytics software solution that integrates employee personality data and credentials to dramatically improve any company’s ability to find the ideal candidate for any given position.


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    Eric Palmer Ansley

    Prior to co-founding Hilo, Eric was Managing Director of Huron Consulting. Eric was also the co-founding President of Aaxis Technologies, a digital evidence management company acquired by Huron in 2006.

    Prior to co-founding Aaxis, Eric was Vice President of the Capital Management Group at JP Morgan.

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    Chris Getner

    Originally an aerospace engineer for NASA, Chris is currently focused on tech entrepreneurship. Prior to co-founding Hilo, Chris was a managing director of Huron Consulting.

    Chris was also CEO & CTO at Aaxis Technologies, his 3rd startup, which he co-founded with Eric.

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    Michael J. Turri
    VP UX/Marketing

    Michael holds an MS in Design from Stanford (, advised by IDEO co-founder David Kelley. Michael's graduate thesis used location-based mobile technology to drive behavior change and customer engagement. Michael has lectured extensively on design history and philosophy at Stanford and California College of the Arts. With an undergraduate degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Cornell University, Michael is a systems design expert,

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    Lisa Hagood
    VP Business Development

    Prior to joining Hilo, Lisa was Partner at DBurns Design, responsible for global revenue. There, Lisa managed project budgets and staff for Fortune 100/500 clients.

    Lisa also founded MindBodyAdventure in 2003, a tourism company operating in Europe and South America.


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    Benjamin Kern, Esq.
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    Jay Clem, CPA

Previous Investors

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    Eric Ansley, Chris Getner
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    CW Services
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    Ithaca Partners