VP, Robotics and Transformation, Pegasystems Inc.
Francis was one of the original founders of OpenSpan, a Robotic Automation and Workforce Intelligence company that was acquired by Pega Systems in 2016. Francis has more than 30 years of experience running multinational technology companies. At OpenSpan, Francis managed sales and operations for the EMEA region and is a respected thought leader in the software automation (Human and Robotics) and analytics space.
Prior to OpenSpan, Francis was founder and CEO of Pixel Innovations Ltd., a company that partnered with technology companies, including IBM, Sun and Microsoft, to offer software integration services.
Francis is an active industry speaker and guest columnist, providing expertise in how to leverage automation to drive human capital optimization and enterprise transformation in the customer-facing areas of enterprise.