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Anthony Presley


Employer/Position: President/CEO Timeforge
Academy: Academy 2016
Education:Hours short of BSCS

Short Biography

Anthony Presley went from being a Navy brat and traveling the world to living in Lubbock, Texas to go to school at Texas Tech University, enrolled in the EE/CS programs. He studied and worked hard, and launched several businesses while in college, and loved to work in a fast paced “get stuff done” environment.

Passionate about business growth, Anthony helps customers all over the world grow their business through outsourced strategic and tactical roles – with clients ranging from publishing moguls to patent attorneys, from telecom companies to medical devices. He has delivered growth and happiness for customers and team members all over the globe and was able to take advantage of a number of opportunities to branch into roles in marketing and sales while running national ad campaigns online and shooting television commercials.

Anthony has successfully built and launched numerous innovative software and hardware products and companies, built from the ground up for his own endeavors or for clients. This has included both business-to-consumer and business-to-business products, web-scale software products, and embedded microcontroller devices. Over the years, Anthony has become an expert in the field of Human Resources, which included the development of the TimeForge HCM product and the sale of the TimeForge Company (conceived while attending Texas Tech). Lately, Anthony has been leading product efforts at Truno - which includes working with some of the largest retailers in the world.

Anthony enjoys growing and leading entrepreneurial efforts and helping innovators get ideas out the door and a business built around their execution.

Anthony's married to Stephanie, a microbiologist and graduate of Texas Tech, and they have two sons - Christian (enrolled in the Mechanical Engneering program at TTU), and Blaze.