Tamra Johnson

Unlocking Value in Human Capital


Tamra Johnson is a rocket scientist, multi-business founder, board member, angel investor and current COO of Liquid, the operations system for agile businesses. Her superpowers include leadership in revolutionizing the future of work and in unlocking value in underutilized human capital assets.She is interested in defining and creating the future of work - removing the constraints and limitations of full time employment, and empowering individuals and service providers to bring the best talent to the most challenging problems.Tamra brings an operations mindset and problem solving approach to everything she works on. She is a forever student, and is adept at formulating and thinking through high level strategy while still taking in to consideration the most impactful smaller details.She is on the advisory board of FlexTeam, a consulting firm of executive-level women that she co-founded in 2016. Tamra is a board member of Intelligent Optical Systems, a highly innovative R&D organization and supplier of sensor, test, and measurement technology to industry, government, and research markets.Tamra is passionate about supporting women-led startups and makes pre-seed investments under 79 Studios LLC.Previously, Tamra was the founder and CEO of Dryad Communications, a broadband provider to rural underserved areas. Prior to that, she held various leadership roles in IT and space systems at Northrop Grumman.Tamra serves in her local community as a board member of the North Venice Little League and is a head coach for both of her boys' teams. She is a member of the MIT Division of Student Life Visiting Committee, and is a member of the MIT Annual Giving Board.

I am active in building, running, and/or advising several companies. Check them out!


I'd love to hear from you if you are interested in working together, having me speak, or just want to talk about the Future of Work.

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