News & Press

AGC Networks Closes Black Box Acquisition, Preps For Global Expansion

by: CRN

“Joel Trammell, CEO of Black Box, in November told CRN that his company had significant value, but could not support the debt load that had been placed on the company, making the acquisition by AGC the best option for employees, …

|07 Jan 2019

4 hurdles facing the first-time CEO

by: SmartBrief

“The job of CEO is both very challenging and very different from other executive roles. It turns out that leaders who step into the job for the first time often get a quick dose of reality: According to one┬árecent survey, …

|23 Aug 2018

CEO Podcast: Your First 100 Days as a CEO

by: SalesBenchmarkIndex.com

In this CEO podcast by SBI, Black Box CEO Joel Trammell draws on his first 100 days on the job to give advice to first-timers. He covers understanding and operationalizing the culture, dealing with an inherited management team, and interacting …

|02 Aug 2018

How to Guarantee a Hiring Failure

by: Inc. Magazine

A small nonprofit was destined for a hiring failure when they started a search for their next executive director. They were looking for a black swan. Here’s how to hire the best candidate for the position instead.

|24 Jul 2018

Black Box CEO On Structural Changes And Why IoT Is A Main Priority

by: CRN

Black Box CEO Joel Trammell has been on the job for eight months. He said his priority in that time has been to differentiate the three businesses that make up the company. In an interview with CRN, Trammell talked about …

|16 Jul 2018