Bruce founded Newbury Ventures in 1991 and has spent more than 26 years in the venture capital industry. Bruce established Newbury’s bi-national investment strategy with its first fund based in Israel, and expanded into Europe and Canada with Newbury’s subsequent funds. Bruce focuses on investments in security, healthcare, imaging, sensors, enterprise software, and industrial businesses. Bruce is currently on the boards of Sensor Platforms, a provider of sensor management technology for mobile devices. Bruce is an active investor and entrepreneur in India, and is the founder and Chairman of Berkeley HealthEDU, a Delhi based leading training and education company for healthcare professionals working in India, and is the Chairman of Wing Inflatables, a major provider of commercial sponsons and military CRRCs. Bruce has led the firm’s investments in, and has served on the Boards of NextBio (acquired by Illumina), Sentillion (acquired by Microsoft), Okena (acquired by Cisco), PS’Soft (acquired by Allen Systems Group), and PacificEdge Software (acquired by Serena Software).
Prior to founding Newbury, Bruce was a Principal at Berkeley International Capital, directing the firm’s investments in healthcare and software. At Berkeley he built and managed a broad investment portfolio of technology companies including Landmark Graphics (LGC), Nellcor (NELL), Sepracor (SEPR), Lumisys (acquired by Kodak), Crystal Semiconductor (acquired by Cirrus Logic), Resound (RSND), Ventritex (VNTX), Dianon Systems (acquired by LabCorp), and Protocol Systems (PCOL).
Bruce holds B.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University.