Francis is a Chicago-based investor at GSV Ventures. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Allstate where he held roles in Technology Strategy, Digital Product Management and Corporate Venture. At Allstate Strategic Ventures, he led coverage of the FinTech/InsurTech space. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Associate Board at Youth Guidance.Francis was born and raised in Chicago and is a 2018 graduate of Brown University. He earned a B.A. in History and was one of the captains of the Men’s Rugby team, earning Academic All-Ivy honors three times.