Mike Franco is a co-founder of Workzones. He has 30 years of corporate management experience, specializing in real estate and technology companies. Mr. Franco is currently CEO and chairman of the board of directors for Riptide IO Inc, a commercial software company that provides smart building solutions for customers like Nordstrom, Walgreen, Lbrands and Google. Mike has held executive positions managing large software development and service delivery teams at Cisco Systems, Compaq Computers and Tenet Healthcare. His tenure in Silicon Valley included positions in entertainment software (producer for Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods video games, where he worked with Activision, Gaylord, and Jack Nicklaus and Partners) and business intelligence/productivity software (product manager for Objective Software). He has a BA in Public Policy from Pomona College and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.