Howard Eisenberg

Howard Eisenberg is the co-founder and Managing Director of Crux Solutions, a business consulting firm.  He co-founded, grew, and recently exited two companies in the industrial automation industry.  Howard has devoted his career to creating simple solutions to complex problems in industries ranging from fiber optics, electric vehicles, microelectronics, and material handling systems.  He is particularly passionate about sustainability and the future of food production and distribution. 

Howard brings an engineering mindset combined with a business perspective to support company leadership and founders from inception through exit.  He shares his experience with business founders as a volunteer mentor at Halcyon, Georgetown University, Good Food Institute, and the University of Buffalo.    

He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Buffalo, an MS in Financial Management from Johns Hopkins University and an MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University.  Howard and his wife, Ellen, live in Georgetown, a short walk from Halcyon House.