Franco contributes to Signal’s strategic initiatives and corporate development efforts, working closely with all members of Signal’s leadership team to advance the company’s strategic agenda, and leveraging more than 20 years of experience in tracking and contributing to the growth and success of technology services companies. Franco joins Signal from Textura Corporation, a software-as-a-service solution provider to the construction industry, where is served as their Head of Corporate Development. While at Textura, the business grew more than tenfold and Franco played a central role in taking the company public on the NYSE. Franco’s responsibilities included operational oversight for new products he brought to market, product strategy, pricing strategy, international market entry, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets initiatives. Prior to Textura, Franco was a Principal at Investment Bank William Blair helping oversee their SaaS practice. Franco graduated from Imperial College, London with an M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering and received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
August 23, 2017