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Jim Franklin

Board member
Greater Denver Area
Jim Franklin is an active angel investor, board member and
advisor to the startup community.  Jim was most recently the 
CEO of SendGrid, Inc., a cloud developer infrastructure 
services company.   Prior to his tenure with SendGrid, Jim was 
the Vice President of Enterprise Performance Management 
and the General Manager of the Crystal Ball Global Business 
Unit of Oracle Corporation.    The Crystal Ball Global 
Business Unit was formed in 2007 as a part of the acquisition 
of Hyperion Solutions.   At Hyperion, Jim served as VP and 
General Manager.
Jim had held the roles of Decisioneering's CEO, CFO and VP 
of Sales prior to Decisioneering’s acquisition by Hyperion.  
Decisioneering was the maker of the Crystal Ball brand of 
software.   Mr. Franklin was also the founder of 
webfamilies.com and the CFO of Vericept Corporation. 
Jim served on the board of aWhere, Inc., Fluorofinder, 
Embarke, SlamData, Cloud-elements, Parkifi, TapInfluence , 
ACLU – Colorado and the Boulder-Denver Software Club.  
Jim has also been a mentor for Techstars, Galvanize, 
Mergelane and a facilitator for the Founder Institute.  
Jim has passed the CPA exam, is licensed to practice law in 
Pennsylvania and Colorado and holds a JD/MBA and BBA-
Accounting all from the College of William and Mary in 
Williamsburg, Virginia.  Jim currently resides in Boulder, CO.
When not working with entrepreneurs, Jim likes to do 
triathlon training, telemark ski and run the trails above 

View full profile: Linkedin.com/in/JimFranklin08
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My Speakers Sessions

Monday, May 14

11:00am MDT

Wednesday, May 16

11:00am MDT

12:00pm MDT

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