NanoLumens (www.nanolumens.com), the industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of LED display visualization solutions, today announced the appointment of F.A. (Fran) Dramis to serve as Chairman of the Board of the rapidly growing and expanding company.
“We are honored to have Fran Dramis assume the position of Chairman of the Board,” NanoLumens CEO Rick Cope said today. “His experience and track record of business success is going to provide our management team with a new level of insight that will help to continue our successful growth in the global markets we serve.”
Widely recognized as one of the country’s leading Information Technology visionaries, Fran Dramis is the CEO of F. Dramis LLC, a technology consulting and investment firm. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Board of NanoLumens, he currently also serves on the private company board of Catavolt, and is on the advisory boards of Virima, Voyager Capital, kwantera, and we&co. Dramis is also the co-founder of Urjanet, an energy data management firm, and is a limited partner in Seraph, a super angel investing group.
Previously, he served on the private boards of RealOps Inc., US Oncology (Chair of Technology Committee) as well as on the public boards of WebMethods, Inc., Avocent Corporation, Ditech Networks and Netezzza.
Mr. Dramis was formerly the Chief Information, Ecommerce and Security Officer for BellSouth Corp. During his tenure there, BellSouth's IT and Security groups were nationally recognized as top organizations in their fields.
Before joining BellSouth, Mr. Dramis founded CIO Strategy, Inc., an information technology consulting firm that led strategic planning projects resulting in technology transformation efforts at Citibank, Coopers & Lybrand, NASD and Bankers Trust. Prior to CIO Strategy, Mr. Dramis was managing director and CIO at Salomon Brothers. Early in his career, Mr. Dramis worked with AT&T, including Bell Labs, rising to the position of executive director of information product management.
“I have had the honor of serving on many boards throughout my career, and, while each of the companies I have served are unique, NanoLumens is truly involved with empowering the transformation of an entire industry, in much the same way that Apple transformed cell phones into smartphones,” Dramis said today. “This company is literally revolutionizing the way the world’s leading marketers connect to and engage with their customers by providing them with a canvas of digital wallpaper in any size, shape, or curvature, on which they can project their marketing message. I am honored to be a part of this history-making enterprise.”