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Everett Harper

Everett Harper is the CEO and Co-Founder of Truss, a human-centered, digital services company that designs, builds and delivers complex software solutions for large government agencies and Fortune 500 corporate clients. Truss was named as an Inc 5000 fastest-growing US private company three years straight: 2020 through 2022. Everett wrote his first book, Move to the Edge, Declare it Center (Wiley) in March 2022, to offer a framework of practices and processes to help leaders make better decisions during times of complexity and uncertainty. 

Everett was an A.B. Duke Scholar at Duke University, majoring in biomedical and electrical engineering. He also won a NCAA National Championship in soccer, and was inducted into the North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame in 2019. Everett graduated with an MBA and a M.Ed in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University. 

Outside of Truss, Everett serves as a Board Member of CARE, and Advisory Board Member for the CASE at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Before founding Truss, he was at Linden Lab (maker of Second Life), Self-Help CDFI, and Bain & Co.