Travis Howerton

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Regscale

Travis is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RegScale. Formerly RegScale’s Chief Technology Officer, Travis now oversees the implementation and expansion of RegScale’s Continuous Controls Monitoring platform, which overcomes the limitations in legacy Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) by bridging security, risk, and compliance.     

Before joining the RegScale team, Travis was the Global Director for Strategic Programs at Bechtel Corporation, where he led the merger, cost savings, and transformation programs at Consolidated Nuclear Security. His former roles also include Deputy Director for the IT Services Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chief Technology Officer for the National Nuclear Security Administration, Chief Information Officer for the Y-12 Site Office, and several senior executive assignments in the U.S. Department of Energy.   

An accomplished public speaker and author, Travis has been cited in over 50 publications and serves on the board of the East TN Economic Council and the Oak Ridge Public Schools Education Foundation.   

Travis holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University and has earned multiple certifications, including CISSP, ITIL, PMP, Scrum Master, Harvard Credential of Readiness, and AWS Certified Developer.