Frank Catalano

Frank Catalano is a professional author, keynote speaker, and well-known tech industry analyst. He’s also been a hands-on consulting strategist for companies applying digital technology in new ways.

(photo by Eugene Hsu @HEUGE)
(photo by Eugene Hsu @HEUGE)

Frank is a regular contributor to the tech news site GeekWire on education technology and the intersection of media and tech. He also hosts a special podcast series on pop culture and the arts.

Frank has been a senior executive for Pearson Education, West Corporation’s Education group (SchoolMessenger solutions), and Professional Examination Service, among others.

Through Frank’s Intrinsic Strategy consultancy, he has done interim executive or project work for MetaMetrics,  Apple, McGraw-Hill, Corbis, Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door, the Toy Industry Association, and a wide variety of startups.

For more background, see About or Frank’s LinkedIn profile.

Latest news

Frank Catalano’s latest writing and speaking on technology and other topics includes:

Advice and insights

Frank’s observations range from detailed reports to keynote talks. In addition to his posts in the Writing section of this site, Frank Catalano’s analysis and commentary has also appeared:

He currently serves on ACTNext‘s Advisory Board. He also has served on the Advisory Board of SXSWedu from 2012 to 2016 and was on the Advisory Board for the inaugural SXSWV2V.

Real-time thinking

Frank Catalano has been a frequent public speaker, known for his engaging, witty and thoughtful style. He recently emceed the Software and Information Industry Association edtech CODiE Awards in San Francisco, and spoke on the panel  “Surviving Impact.”

You can follow @FrankCatalano on Twitter for updates on interesting education and crossover consumer technology.

Strategic advice, analysis & insight