April 27th, 2013
Renaissance Waverly Hotel
2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, Georgia 30339
F. Dramis, LLC
Francis "Fran" Dramis
Entrepreneur, Investor, Retired CEO and CISO, BellSouth, Inc.
F.A. ("Fran") Dramis is the CEO of F. Dramis LLC, a technology consulting and investment firm where he provides support, advice and capital to businesses providing web services, data security and IT infrastructure management. Mr. Dramis currently serves on the boards of six private companies.
He has served on public boards in a variety of roles including: Chair of Technology Committee, Chair of Nominating & Governance committee, member of Audit committee, member of Strategy and Acquisition committee and member of the compensation committee.
Dramis is the retired Chief Information, Ecommerce and Security Officer for BellSouth. During his tenure, BellSouth was nationally recognized and awarded with Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT and Top 10 in Diversity category; SecurE-Biz Leadership Award; InformationWeek 500 Most Innovative Users of Technology; and CIO Magazine's Enterprise Value Award.
Previously, Dramis founded CIO Strategy, Inc., an information technology consulting firm. Prior to CIO Strategy, he was managing director and CIO at Salomon Brothers. He also served as president and CEO of Network Management Inc., and president and COO of Telic Corporation.
Dramis is also an author of 2 books and a regular speaker at technology and leadership forums.