Authors of X-Formation

Damon Neth

Damon Neth is a seasoned entrepreneur, battle-tested executive and senior consultant with deep domain expertise in developing strategy, achieving technology-driven innovation and creating operational excellence.

Since the 1990s, Damon has worked as an Interim Executive, holding many roles as CEO, President, CIO/CTO and COO and leading transformational change (X-Formation) initiatives designed to attain next-level results for clients ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500. In 2014, he founded CXO Service Co., a premium provider of Interim Executive leadership and related services to organizations.

As an Entrepreneur, Damon founded, acquired, merged and exited many companies over more than 20 years in industries including high-end professional services, ecommerce & retail, manufacturing & distribution, consumer packaged goods (CPG), as well as software & technology. Damon speaks on topics related to executive and entrepreneurial excellence and transformation, and is often seen around his home city of Austin Texas helping entrepreneurs and attending incredible events.

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William Mince

Bill is an experienced public company executive who has successfully grown organizations through organic development of new product lines and acquisition of both public and private entities. He has experience in a wide variety of firms including family owned businesses, start-ups and Fortune 100 as well as struggling small public companies.

Bill has been awarded fourteen patents in the digital media, software, medical device and barbecue equipment fields. His first book, titled Up from the Crowd: Lessons to Help Managers Become Effective Leaders, is available on Amazon.  He is also an investor with HealthTech Capital and Sand Hill Angels in the San Francisco Bay Area. In his spare time he loves to travel, hike and play poker. He lives with his wife, Carol, in Menlo Park, California.

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Jim Treleaven

Jim Treleaven is the President and CEO of Via Strategy Group, LLC (VSG). VSG advises CEOs, boards of directors, and other C-level executives on growth and turnaround strategies, M&A transaction, and serves in interim C-level roles. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Department of Information and Decision Sciences. He has had a successful career in industry as the CEO of both public and private technology companies ranging in size from $40 to $500 million.

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