May 15th 2018 – Stacy Griggs:

Stacy Griggs, CEO, El Toro is our guest speaker for Music Tech Connect.  We officially met when he attended a Music Tech event in March, but i’ve been knowing OF Stacy for a while.  He is hip to the idea of connecting our Tech Community around music and is spreading the word.  Stacy doesn’t play an instrument but he loves music and has recognized that many of his techie friends, are indeed musicians as well.

If you didn’t catch his talk at DisruptHR – it’s a great one! Does the World Still Need HR?  SuperMan / Human Resources / barefoot employees … The world has changed … have you?

Does the World Still Need HR? | Stacy Griggs | DisruptHR Talks

Stacy is not only a leader in our Tech community, but a SERVANT leader as well.  When he is not traveling, you’ll most likely find him running a call with the Volunteer Fire Department, making about 150 runs a year.

How he keeps up with travels, volunteering and growing El Toro is beyond me.  Maybe he can share some of his time management secrets with us!

El Toro was named the 13th fastest growing tech company in North America in 2017.  They are doing some pretty innovative work and are looking for brilliant minds who want to make a difference.  With partners like CodeLouisville, they have recently hired their 80th employee and growth continues with sights on an addition of 40-50 more employees through 2018.  

Stacy has led three different organizations that were recognized by Inc. Magazine on the Inc. 500 list as the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States. He was named a member of Emerging Entrepreneurs Class of 2017, and El Toro was named by EDJ Analytics as one of 5 startups to watch for 2018.


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