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Beyond the Build Podcast with DebtBook CEO, Tyler Traudt

On the Beyond the Build podcast, Tyler Traudt, Co-Founder and CEO of DebtBook, shares his experience building a successful software company from scratch. Traudt discusses the challenges of working in the public finance investment banking industry and the need for better software tools to help organizations manage their debt. He also talks about the importance of timing and hard work in building a successful startup, as well as the importance of listening to customer feedback and adapting to their needs.

Listen to the full episode below!

Episode show notes 

About the Guest: Tyler Traudt

Tyler began his career in the Public Finance Investment Banking group at Citigroup in New York before becoming a financial advisor at a top 10-ranked firm in the Southeast. He served as financial advisor for finance teams in local government, higher education, and healthcare for nearly eight years before founding DebtBook to bring modern software to debt and lease management.


About the Guest: Kevin Carney

Kevin Carney is a Managing Partner at Kingsmen Software. As Client Partner, Kevin assists clients in their transition from Sales to Delivery and then maintains a relationship to ensure successful completion. A Finance major by training, Kevin bridges the gap between business and technology, especially for Kingsmen’s banking and capital markets clients. Kevin has 30 years of experience in consulting to financial services institutions. 


About the Host: Pete Seeber

Pete Seeber is a Partner and the Chief Strategy Officer at Kingsmen Software. In this role, Pete is responsible for overseeing the expansion of Kingsmen. Pete also plays a key role in developing new products and services, identifying new markets, and creating strategies to achieve these goals. To this end, Pete is adept at partnering with our clients to help them overcome their technology and business challenges to reach the complete development of their business model and vision. Pete is a combination of technology, risk and finance executive who has developed his multi-disciplinary background over 25+ years of business and entrepreneurial experience in professional services, large scale consulting, information technology and cybersecurity.


About Beyond the Build

Kingsmen Software presents, Beyond the Build podcast, where we highlight our friends in the software development community. We get to know them, their story, their influence, and their impact at a deeper level. We also have a good bit of fun along the way.


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