As co-founder and chief technology officer of RegScale, Travis Howerton is responsible for product development and R&D for our continuous compliance automation platform. RegScale is focused on eliminating paper and helping organizations achieve an always audit ready posture with real-time risk and compliance management. Prior to joining RegScale, Howerton served as the global director for strategic programs within Bechtel Corporation and was the Bechtel lead for the merger, cost savings and transformation programs at Consolidated Nuclear Security. Prior to joining Bechtel, Howerton had a long and diverse career consisting of senior executive assignments throughout the U.S. Department of Energy. He served as the Deputy Director for the IT Services Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chief Technology Officer for the National Nuclear Security Administration and as Chief Information Officer for Y-12. Howerton holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management from Tusculum College and a Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University. He holds multiple certifications, including the CISSP, ITIL, PMP, Scrum Master, Harvard Credential of Readiness and AWS Certified Developer. He is an accomplished public speaker, has authored or been cited in over 50 publications and supports multiple non-profit associations and educational institutions by serving as a board member.