Veteran CEO; CEO and Founder, Khorus
Joel Trammell is CEO of
Khorus, which provides business management software for executives. He is chair emeritus of the Austin Technology Council and managing partner of private equity firm Lone Rock Technology Group. His leadership as a CEO has resulted in successful nine-figure acquisitions by two Fortune 500 companies. Trammell is also the author of the The CEO Tightrope.
Radicals & Visionaries
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