with Justin Brady

Episode 53 - Les Trachtman

CEO of The Trachtman Group, MIT Lecturer & Harvard Business Review Contributor

Les Trachtman

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Les Trachtman, CEO of The Trachtman Group, talks with us on how and why CEOs screw stuff up and don't prepare for proper company changes and transitions.


Not only does Trachtman help top organizations across the globe successfully navigate as a founder/successor transition, he has been their himself in the trenches taking over as CEO for six founder-led organizations, including a 20-year-old company worth $350 million.


He lectures at MIT, is a key contributor to Harvard Business Review and author of Don’t F**k It Up: How Founders and Their Successors Can Avoid the Clichés That Inhibit Growth.


Buy his new book here.

Connect with him on his website.

Les Trachtman
Les Trachtman