Boston Interactive Appoints John Francis as President

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Boston Interactive, a web design and interactive marketing firm, has named John Francis as President in a shared leadership position with founder and CEO Chuck Murphy.

Boston Interactive, a web design and interactive marketing firm, has named John Francis as President in a shared leadership position with founder and CEO Chuck Murphy.

Initially serving as an outside strategic advisor to Boston Interactive, both parties swiftly recognized the synergy between them recast John's role. The position was a natural intersection of Boston Interactive's momentum in the interactive industry and John's passion for strategic interactive solutions. "I was attracted to Boston Interactive for a number of reasons," says John. "Their consistent development of innovative projects is clearly a result of their client-oriented focus and user-centric process."

John joins the management team and offers a new strategic voice developed through fourteen years of leadership experience in the hi-tech industry. Since 1994, John has been a leader of several notable interactive and multimedia companies. He was the president and co-founder of ReadyAbout Interactive from 1997 to 2002, followed by a position as the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with Aladdin Enterprise Solutions in 2003. He served as President of Codelab Tech Group from 2004 through 2006 and their sale to a public systems integration company. In 2007, John founded Ontios, his own analysis, strategy, and execution consulting company that delivered customized strategic solutions to companies in the information technology industry.

In addition to his corporate ventures, John is starting his third term as a member of the board of directors at Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (MITX), where he has also the co-chaired their technology awards program for each of the past three years. He has been a frequent guest lecturer at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts on a range of topics within the high technology marketing field.

Boston Interactive is thrilled to add John to our growing team of interactive professionals. "Bringing John to Boston Interactive is a sign of the direction that we are taking while we continue to grow," says CEO Chuck Murphy. "His strategic vision and leadership only enhances our ability to provide dynamic solutions for our clients."

About Boston Interactive - Boston Interactive is a web design, development and interactive marketing firm focused on creating effective web-based solutions that deliver a positive impact for the brand. Founded in 1999, Boston Interactive has successfully implemented custom interactive solutions for hundreds of clients ranging from mid-sized organizations to Fortune 500 corporations. The internet is one of the most vital marketing and communications tools in today's marketplace and Boston Interactive strives to promote brand identity and a compelling user experience in every application created using state-of-the-art technologies, proven software solutions, and a personal client focus ensuring online marketing success. More information about Boston Interactive can be found at

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