Franco has served as Master Innovator of wearable technologies for Google-Motorola, was Motorola’s MIT Media Lab Liaison, led Design for Herman Miller and led Pininfarina in N.A.

Franco holds 71 patents including the first wireless ECG, a multi-blade conformable razor (precursor to Gillette’s Mach3) and the Motorola i830/833.

Franco has helped shape innovation agendas for Dupont, Coca-Cola, Ferrari-Maserati, Boeing and others.