Franco Messori is Chief Product Strategy and Transformation Officer at Infovista. Franco has the prime responsibility of defining strategic product direction, working in tight collaboration with the regional Presidents, the CTO organization and all other relevant stakeholders. Franco joined Infovista from Empirix where he was Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to Empirix, Franco led Mutina Technologies, providing quality assurance technologies for mobile, next-gen IPTV, and IP core networks. Prior to Mutina, Franco founded Pro.tel Srl, one of the first companies to offer VoIP monitoring solutions. It was acquired by Sunrise Telecom in 2000 and Franco served as CEO of the Sunrise Telecom Pro.tel Division for six years. Before his entrepreneurial work, Franco served as managing director of Ascom Italia from 1991-1996 and became Chief Technology Officer of Tele Communication Systems (TCS) in 1981. Prior to that, he served Telecom Italia former SIP in the Data Transmission Department.