Teri Francis

Founder & Chief Executive Officer - Fulcrum Consulting

Teri Francis is a longtime industry executive with over 20 years of diverse experience in telecommunications, internet, data center, and cloud networking arenas. She has held senior leadership positions in areas such a product management, technology strategy, engineering, and operations. Most recently Teri was the Chief Product Officer at Console Connect, responsible for the overall product and marketing strategy of their automated SaaS-based network platform. Before joining Console, Teri served as Vice President, Technology Development at Equinix where she led the technology strategy, architecture, and engineering teams designing next generation cloud interconnection. Prior to Equinix, Teri was Vice President of Customer Solutions at NTT America responsible for product development and customer engineering for their global IP network. Ms. Francis received a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications Management from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona.