Cali Tran

President & CEO at Valassis

In 2014, Tran was named president of Valassis Digital and led the division through an exceptional trajectory of consistent profitable growth through organic initiatives and strategic acquisitions. Under his leadership, the Digital division revenue grew nearly fourfold from 2014-2018. Prior to Valassis, Tran served as the senior vice president of technology and business development at MacAndrews & Forbes, the parent company of Harland Clarke Holdings.

Earlier in his career, he was a principal at North Bridge Venture and Growth Equity Partners, where he invested in wireless and digital media technology entrepreneurs. He is also a founder and investor in technology-driven, high-potential innovative companies. Tran’s active and past portfolio includes shoe company PLAE, Adavium Medical and Ancestry, among others. Tran earned his Bachelor of Arts in history at Bowdoin College and his MBA at Harvard Business School.

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