New Prediction & Strategy Platform for CEOs | Joel Trammell from Khorus

CEOs have to make decisions about the company’s future, but they don’t need to do it alone. Your staff has valuable information about their positions and where they see their work going in the future. But how can you collect that data?

In this episode of UpTech Report, we talk with the Khorus CEO Joel Trammell. Khorus is a platform created for CEOs. Your staff fills in prediction and strategy data for their positions each week that can help you put together the overall strategy of the company.

This platform intentionally excludes other data. It is solely for CEOs to make decisions about the company with a simple, democratic process. This process also allows your staff to better see how they fit into the overall strategy of the company.

Predicting the future through data

One of the important advantages of Khorus is that is able to get a predictive insight from every employee of a company weekly. And during these tasks, they realized most of the people don’t necessarily can predict their job.

“I’m a big believer, if you wanted to build a predictable organization you got to teach everybody in the organization how to make those predictions”, Joel says.

Joel Trammell is a successful CEO and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in IT-related software companies. He is currently the Founder and CEO of Khorus, which provides a business management system for CEOs and other leaders. Previously, he served as CEO of network services provider Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX). 

He is also Chair Emeritus of the Austin Technology Council and Co-founder and Managing Partner of private equity firm Lone Rock Technology Group. In addition, he serves on the boards of several public, private and nonprofit companies.

Joel’s leadership as founder and CEO resulted in successful nine-figure acquisitions by two Fortune 500 companies. As CEO of network management software firm NetQoS, he delivered 31 consecutive quarters of double-digit revenue growth and a $200 million valuation. CA Technologies acquired the company in 2009, generating more than 10x return on capital to its private equity investors. In 2010, he co-founded Cache IQ, a storage software company that NetApp acquired two years later.

Joel is committed to using his experience to help current and aspiring CEOs. He provides advice and insight on his blog, The American CEO. Joel’s book – The CEO Tightrope – describes a systematic approach to the critical chief executive role. In addition, he runs a CEO seminar in Austin every year.

Joel holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Louisiana Tech University and is a former instructor at the Naval Nuclear Power School.

He and his wife Cathy live in Austin, Texas and have three children.



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