Antony Francis has been CEO of Hoot Education, an emerging on-line ed-tech Company, since 2013. His earlier career covered over 25 years in the global supply chain and transportation industry with FedEx, Genco, Perkin Elmer and SciQuest. Francis continues to consult on global logistics and supply chain issues as Founder/President of his consulting firm Lakehill Partners. He sits on the Board of HOBI International, a premier electronics recycling business. Bi-lingual in English and French, he is a Vice President of the French American Chamber of Commerce. Francis graduated from University of London (UK) with an MBA in Finance and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (UK) and a Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Dallas Opera.