Jen Franklin

General Manager, Initiatives & Alliances

As General Manager of Initiatives and Alliances, Jen leads a dedicated team of Account Managers and Account Coordinators. Comprised of experts in association management and standards bodies, the Initiatives and Alliances team is responsible for managing more than 35 of the industry’s leading technology associations. In her role, Jen provides best-known methods in the areas of strategic guidance for board governance, membership practices, project management, event management and operations.

A member of VTM Group since 2003, Jen has applied her consulting and client experience to a broad range of high-tech standards organizations, including Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG), The Green Grid (TGG), Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS) and others. She has also served in several titled roles during her work with VTM clients, including Corporate Secretary and Executive Director.

Prior to her tenure at VTM Group, Jen worked as an analyst for a local consulting company, which provided consulting services to a broad range of industries and clients, including Fortune 500 companies.

Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Lewis and Clark College.