Franco Amalfi is the Director of Innovation for Oracle Public Sector North America. In this capacity, Franco leads a team of experts responsible for the go to market strategy for education & research, health and human services, revenue management and Smart Government. Franco and his team guide government officials at every level—higher education, federal, state, and local, and in Canada—to effectively use modern cloud based solution and emerging technologies to help government organizations deliver on their mission. In addition to working with customers, Franco authors and publishes white papers and articles on leveraging technology to drive business value for governments. He is also a frequent speaker at government conferences. He is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada and has completed an advanced certificate for executives in Management, Innovation, and Technology at the MIT Sloan School of Management.