Eric Frank

Non-Executive Director

Eric Frank is a senior executive and accomplished leader with a proven track record of building foremost information services companies.  Mr. Frank is a trusted advisor to data and analytics companies in the agriculture, financial and commercial real estate sectors.  He has invented, built and sold companies and has served as an operational leader responsible for over 8,000 employees and contractors in multi billion dollar revenue businesses.  Prior to launching his advisory practice, Mr. Frank was most recently the President of Thomson Reuters’ $2.3B Investment & Advisory (I&A) Division.  Selected by the CEO to lead post-merger integration of Thomson Financial and Reuters Research and Asset Management. Shaped a $2.3B division comprised of 4 global operating units (Investment Management & Sell-Side Research, Investment Banking, Wealth Management, and Corporate Services).  Mr. Frank created the portal and sold the business to Thomson Financial. As an executive managing director of the Thomson Financial Corporate Services team, Mr. Frank extended the technology platform into portals for leading North American stock exchanges, financial institutions and created the leading Investor Relations desktop product. In 2005, Mr. Frank was asked to assume leadership of the Thomson Financial Investment Management Division.  He quickly restored profitability with development of an innovative new desktop offering, regaining the division’s status as company’s largest revenue and margin producer. Since 2012, Mr. Frank has served as operating partner with oversight of a diverse set of B2B information companies including AGDATA, Trepp and EDR.  He also has board positions with a number of financial technology and information companies.