Ex-CEO, Validity and President and CEO, Auriga Microwave
Mr. Cohen has more than 35 years of industry experience and a proven track record of leading companies to rapid revenue growth and profitability. Prior to joining Auriga, Bruce consulted with various companies to help develop effective go-to-market strategies. Earlier, he served as president and CEO of Top Layer Networks where he led the company to three consecutive years of strong earnings growth, from $400K to over $14M, and increased international revenue to 50%. Prior to Top Layer Networks, Bruce served as president and CEO of Novasoft Systems where he established the company's channel model which grew revenue by 400% year over year. Bruce was senior vice president of worldwide field operations at Chipcom Corporation for 10 years which was acquired by 3Com. At Chipcom, he played a key role in successfully launching three product lines, achieved 28 consecutive record quarters of growth and pioneered a unique channel strategy. Bruce spent the first 15 years of his career in various sales and product management roles at IBM and Datapoint.
Bruce has a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1967 and 1966 respectively.