Jim Franke – Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer for Cision North America, Jim Franke is responsible for establishing and delivering upon Cision’s financial targets and objectives.
Jim joins Cision from IRI where he was responsible for all financial planning and analysis activities for a key division within Symphony-IRI. Prior to that, Jim was the CFO for Spectra Marketing, a division of The Nielsen Company, where he was instrumental in improving both revenue and expense performance by establishing strong links between financial drivers and business processes. After leaving Nielsen, Jim was a high school math teacher and tennis coach for several years before joining IRI.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University, and a master’s degree in Management from the Kellogg School of Management.