Professional Profile: Chad Hollingsworth 2018

Chad Hollingsworth - 2018

Name: Chad Hollingsworth - 2018

Title: CEO and Co-Founder

Company: Triax Technologies, Inc.

Location: Norwalk, CT

Birthplace: Norwalk, CT

Education: Babson College

CRE industry association member: AGC of CT, Construction Institute

What does your firm do and any plans for the future?: Triax develops intelligent IoT solutions for the construction industry. Our Spot-r system provides real-time worker and equipment location, utilization, and safety incident data, helping contractors better manage resources, information, and risk. This is the beginning of our vision for the connected jobsite, which will show exactly how resources are working together and how they can be optimized to drive construction to a safer, more efficient and profitable future.

Keys to success: Surrounding myself with smart people who I trust completely. When you collaborate, work hard, and have fun, you attract the right team, which is essential to weathering the highs and lows of bringing a new product to market.

Do you have a mentor or someone you admire,  if so who & why? : Michael Bloomberg. I worked at Bloomberg LP right out of college, and he is someone who built his company from the ground up and revolutionized the financial services industry. 

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?: I hope I’m still doing what I love, working in an innovative, collaborative environment with cutting-edge tech. 

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: Travel reporter

Favorite novel:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Favorite film: The Big Lebowski

Hobbies: Skiing, golf, and squash