Halayn Hescock

Halayn Hescock is the Senior Director of Research Services at CU Information Technology, which supports the University’s mission of research by providing technology solutions.  

Halayn has led the efforts for Research Administration and Compliance applications at Columbia since 1998, and also leads the Research Computing Services team, established in 2012, which is responsible for working with faculty to design solutions for research computation, storage, training, consulting, and security needs. RCS operates a growing shared HPC service for over 24 faculty research groups.

Prior to coming to Columbia, Halayn spent 10 years in Information Technology in the Oil and Gas industry and Telecommunications, managing new software development.