Francis Tran has been with PREDICTif Solutions since its inception and currently leads the company’s IBM Cognos Practice. Francis has been involved in nearly every Cognos BI and TM1 implementations at PREDICTif. This has allowed him to develop a methodology that blends usability, maintainability, and performance across the entire Cognos BI and TM1 suite and encompassing many industries. In addition, he has played a key role in developing the company’s core IT infrastructure that runs all back-office functions. Francis holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Houston and is certified in both IBM Cognos TM1 and CompTIA A+.