Ty Francis is Executive Vice President and Group Publisher at the Ethisphere Institute with responsibility for the long-term strategy and revenue production across Ethisphere’s full suite of events, research and magazine business.
Previous to his current role, Mr. Francis most recently served as Vice President and Publisher of NYSE Governance Services, a division of the New York Stock Exchange, where he was the chief revenue driver for all advertising and sponsorship for its Corporate Board Member magazine and events business. Through his leadership and development of key new business relationships, Mr. Francis advanced the market leadership position for the company in the governance, investor relations and board education markets and instrumental in producing new conferences and research initiatives.
In 2014, Mr. Francis was appointed as a Business Advocate for Wales in the USA, by The Right Honorable Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales to further Welsh culture, business and promote it as a premium place to invest. Mr. Francis also serves as an advisory board member for ‘Women in the Boardroom Inc’, a company committed to advancing women in their careers and into the boardroom.
Mr. Francis studied at Southampton Solent University in England. Mr. Francis attended Stanford Law School’s Director’s College, the nation’s premier executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms and completed a program at Yale University which focused on digital and print publishing. Mr. Francis was born in Cardiff, Wales and holds both UK and US citizenship, and currently resides in New York City with his wife Alayna and his daughter Seren.