Franco Iudiciani
Former Co-Founder and Head of Product Marketing & Growth, Fam, acquired by DraftKings (2018)DraftKings
Frank is the Head of Growth at Trade Hounds, the #1 app for construction workers & tradesmen with 160,000+ members on board across America. Users can share their craft with likeminded tradesmen, build their work profiles, make connections, get and give trades advice, and chat directly with other tradesmen.
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Boston, MA
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He also cofounded Fam, the world's first group video app built inside iMessage. With over 7 million users, it was ranked the #1 iMessage app by VentureBeat (‘16) and acquired by Boston-based DraftKings in 2018. Frank crafted the launch that grew Fam from 0 to 1 million users in 10 days, #6 App Store rank, and 150k+ social media mentions. He led Paid Ad management, A/B testing, influencer marketing, retention analyses, social media management, web design, user text/email support, and user surveying, and assisted in UI / UX.

He also cofounded SmackHigh, the US' largest high school student-curated news, sports, & opinion platform with 1.2 million opt-in subscribers, saturating 33% of US high schools. Leading an amazing 5-person community team, Frank oversaw all platform growth into 25 states, 800% submission growth, and 450 million monthly content impressions. He led recruitment of 21k SmackHigh ambassadors, oversaw a 70-person team of content curators, several daily blog posts, and 0 to 1m monthly page-view/250k unique user website traffic growth.

Frank’s on Leave from Harvard College since 2015, focusing on consumer tech company building. Fam & SmackHigh have been featured in: WSJ, Forbes, Boston Globe, New York Times, Fortune, NBC, TechCrunch, BusinessInsider, & VentureBeat.

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