Lua: Mobile Messaging Platform for Healthcare & Enterprise Podcast – Episode 253
In episode 253, Douglas Brown interviews Michael DeFranco, Founder and CEO of Lua. Michael and Douglas discuss the Lua mobile messaging solution, how it works, why they built it, and much more! Mobility is changing everything and Michael does an amazing job explaining why, with Lua, you are able to secure communications while making users much more productive and happy!
Lua is secure mobile messaging platform for healthcare and the enterprise. Lua goes beyond messaging to include simple group calling, easy file sharing and deep analytics to increase productivity and streamline workflows. Get the communication solution employees will love and IT can trust. Get Lua!
Learn more and download a trial here: getlua.com
About Michael DeFranco, Founder and CEO
Michael DeFranco is the Founder and CEO of Lua, the mobile-first communications solution for high-performance organizations. He began his career at iMapData, an enterprise software company that provides security solutions to the U.S. government and Fortune 500 corporations. He started as a research intern at iMapData and progressed to become the Head Research Analyst for Legislative Intelligence, where he was responsible for intelligence verification, database design and case studies for U.S. and foreign government clients.
To bootstrap Lua, Michael built databases to help launch Bloomberg Government. He continued to work with Bloomberg Government for its ongoing research efforts. He is a participant of the United Nation’s World Forums on Education, a community member of General Assembly, a board member of Halawai (a non-profit organization focused on fostering the Hawaiian and Pacific Island community in New York City) and a New York Leader of the Foreign Policy Initiative.
Michael is a graduate of Wesleyan University where he received a B.A. in International Relations with a focus on Nation Building and The Arab-Israeli Conflict. Michael also studied at the London School of Economics and spent two summers studying Mandarin in Shanghai.
About Douglas A. Brown
Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources.
Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years.
Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV.
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