To assist high-technology companies in achieving strong penetration of International markets while also assisting International distributors in successfully building their product portfolio and distribution business.
Ben S. Franklin is a Principal Consultant for Global Connections. Mr. Franklin was formerly with ANSYS, Inc. as their European Business Development Manager for Electronic Products. Mr. Franklin has 30 years experience in International software sales and business development. Mr. Franklin was also formerly the CEO of EDAconnect.com. Franklin was Managing Director of Cooper & Chyan Technology's European operations. Mr. Franklin was the President of CAD Connections International, a Electronic Design Automation distribution company. Mr. Franklin was the Director of European Marketing at Intel Corporation based out of Intel's Brussels, Belgium European headquarters.
Franklin earned a BSEE and MSEE from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Franklin holds 18 patents in the computer design area. Franklin has successfully established European and Asian sales operations for more than 20 companies.
Global Connections is a Georgia limited liability company.