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Burke Franklin

Advisor Santa Barbara, California Area, US

Owner, JIAN. Previously Instructor - Business Plans, CEO Space. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.

Owner, JIAN. Previously Instructor - Business Plans, CEO Space. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.

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Positions

Creator / CEO JIAN Software - Biz Plan BuilderĀ® January 1990 - present
Creator / CEO Business Power Tools powered by Jian January 1990 - present
Electronics Buyer The Sharper Image Catalog 1984 - 1985
Instructor - Business Plans CEO Space 2000 - 2010
Electronics Buyer The Sharper Image 1984 - 1985
Field Sales Engineer Texas Instruments January 1980 - May 1982

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara Business Economics, Electrical Engineering 1975 - 1979
CEOSpace
Summit Workshops
MAFF

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Management consulting
Markets of Interest
  • • Social Impact
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Education
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Fashion
  • • Events
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Games
  • • Local
  • • Payments
  • • Robotics
  • • Sports
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Transportation
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Photos
  • • Media
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Recruiting
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Smart Home
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Healthcare
  • • Dating
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • TV
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Content
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • News

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David Ellenbogen
We worked together  •  President, Professional Decision Making. Previously CFO, Stockade Consulting Group.
Burke is a person who comprehends the need to strategically evaluate a companies' business requirements from the beginning to the exit stage ... s. He has a fundamental understanding that a well planned startup has a much better chance of success than one done in a flippant manner.
Scribes Unlimited, LLC
We worked together  •  Executive Vice Presidents - Global Business Development, Registered Investment Advisory Firm. University of Pittsburgh grad.
Working with Burke has been a pleasure. He's very innovative and determined when it comes to business strategies and management. We think he ... 'd be a great asset to FounderDating as an adviser for other entrepreneurs and investors.
Louis DiFrancesco
Inventor, PITek.US. Previously Senior Project leader, Lockheed Missiles and Space, Sunnyvale, CA. University of California, Berkeley grad.
We have worked together on a previous deal

Michael J. Gilbert
They're my friends  •  Funding Expert for Businesses and Startups, The Garage. Previously CEO, Street Level Consultants.
Knows his stuff, tenacity and honest

Patty DeDominic
Coach to High Achievers, Managing Partner and Co Founder, DeDominic & Associates. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
Patty is a great advisor because she has a number of business successes of her own as well as many successful clients.

Richard Miles
Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Tanzania and Consultant, KickstartGrowth. Stanford GSB grad.
I've known Richard for a long time (20+ years). He's always offered great ideas, ideas seasoned with practical reality, a depth of business ... knowledge as well as real world psychology. Talk with him about your business... in the first 5 minutes you'll see why you want to work with him.

Karen Rands
Founder/President, Kugarand Capital Holdings, Catalyst for the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. Helping Entrepreneurs & Investors
Karen knows a lot about business financing as well as what investors are looking for!

David Fein
President/CEO, ValuSource. Previously Head Elf, Christmas Tree Project. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
I've known David for more than 25 years. He's an expert on business valuation! He is a great asset to have here!