The American CEO

The American CEO walks a tightrope daily…many times blindfolded and without a net. The job of balancing the often competing interests of a company’s constituents is so challenging that the lifespan of a newly minted CEO averages around five years.

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Ellison Hands One Rein to Catz, the Other to Hurd

“On its surface, the recent Oracle power-sharing deal sounds crazy,” said Joel Trammell, CEO of Khorus and author of The CEO Tightrope.

September 5, 2014| by: E-Commerce Times
How to overcome three main challenges plaguing CEOs

CEOs face many challenges, but the most damaging ones can originate inside the organization. Three challenges in particular plague CEOs and limit their ability to drive performance in their organizations.

September 2, 2014| by: Smart Business
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    Joel Trammell

    Joel Trammell is a serial entrepreneur who is CEO of Khorus, a business management system for CEOs, Chair Emeritus of the Austin Technology Council, and co-founder 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. In November 2012, NetApp acquired Austin-based Cache IQ, a storage software company he co-founded in 2010.Read More

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    Khorus

    Khorus is the only solution that gives CEOs and leaders a hierarchical view of the entire organization to ensure employees are aligned, engaged, and working in harmony to achieve corporate goals.Read More

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