Bryan Franklin is the Founder of 1iMALL.COM, Acts2.Biz, CasaHope.com, ProjectFirstJob.com, The 800 Club™ and Franklin-Choi Corp.
Bryan's objective is to create WEALTH for select individuals, businesses, website owners, financial institutions, and non-profit organizations, which includes; Churches, Schools, Sororities, Fraternities, etc. utilizing 1iMALL.COM as the vehicle collaboratively so to Make A Difference in the world.
Bryan lends his Technology "know-how" to individuals and companies as their virtual CTO, (Chief Technology Officer) for FREE provided exclusively for those that actively participates with 1iMALL.COM by getting others to COLLABORATE with 1iMALL.COM.
1iMALL.COM is the #1 internet mall collaborative in the world owned by an African American. After seeing a need for change in dot-com as well as Multi-Level Marketing, a solution was created in 1998 which includes a trademarked REVENUE SHARING model which is called The 800 Club™.
1iMALL.COM, formerly known as MADvoice.com, has been featured in numerous magazines, television shows, and newspapers both locally and nationally such as, Black Enterprise Magazine, Black Enterprise Report on NBC-TV, Rolling Out Newspaper, L.A. Watts Times, Our Weekly, Issues 'N The Hood and The Urban Business Journal.
Bryan began his Technology career in 1984 as a Field Service Engineer, he is considered one of the world's experts on the subject of Testing of Bare Printed Circuit Boards. Being an expert in this field, General Electric called upon Bryan's technology company Franklin-Choi Corp. to support their plastics division from 1997 to 2005.
In 1973, at the age of 11, Bryan won the “I AM SOMEBODY” essay contest and appeared on the KABC’s nationally televised program. With his mother’s assistance in writing this essay, Bryan's emphasis was on the fact that "he would BE SOMEBODY". This from a young man whose reality was the impoverished Watts, California, now referred to as South Los Angeles. His mother, Mary Franklin, and God helped Bryan and his brothers to believe that they can be anything they wanted to be without limitations. His brother, Dr. Rodney Franklin, M.D., accomplished just that, from the hood, and eldest Brother, Derick Franklin; A instructor for the United States Postal Service, was also instrumental in helping his younger brother’s reach for the possible while living in the hood.
Bryan is proud to have been selected to speak across the nation with some of the most respected names in the business such as Russell Simmons, George Fraser, Gerri Detweiler and Tavis Smiley's Blacks In Technology Summit just to name a few. He has also spoken at the Miller-Brewing Company’s Entrepreneur Series.
Bryan serves on the Advisory Board of Akina Foundation, Central Cities Gifted Children Association and the California African American Political & Economic Institute at California State University Dominguez Hills (CAAPEI).