Suhail Halai

Principal Consultant, Perception by Ultimate Software (acquired Kanjoya)


Suhail Halai is a Principal Consultant at Ultimate Software, leading a team focused on using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning-based solutions to enhance recruiting, talent management, and the overall employee experience. He has led numerous partnerships with forward-thinking teams at Unilever, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Standard Bank, Twitter, Nordstrom, Uber, and Cisco, among others.

 With a background in management consulting at KPMG, Suhail brings a wide variety of experiences from the financial world, including global engagements at Fannie Mae, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, UPS, ING Bank, JPMC, HSBC, SunTrust, FedEx, and Avon Cosmetics. He has been a strategic advisor to clients on business transformation, risk management, business intelligence, analytics, and technology solutions.

 Suhail earned his bachelor’s in business administration, with a focus on management information systems, from the University of Georgia in Athens. He has also taught science, mathematics, and web design at UGA’s Upward Bound program and takes keen interest in the development and mentorship of disadvantaged youth.