Primary Role
Managing Director @ Summit Partners
Harvard Business School

Person Details


Bruce R. Evans joined Summit Partners in 1986 and is based in Summit's Boston office. During his 27 years with Summit Partners, Bruce has served as a director of 28 companies including 12 public companies. He is currently a director of Casa Systems, FleetCor Technologies (NYSE: FLT) and Multifonds (IGEFI Group).

His previous directorships include Hittite Microwave (NASDAQ: HITT), Hyperion Software (formerly IMRS, NASDAQ: HYSL, later acquired by Oracle), Jamba! AG (acquired by VeriSign), OPNET Technologies (NASDAQ: OPNT, later acquired by Riverbed Technology), and optionsXpress Holdings (NASDAQ: OXPS, later acquired by Charles Schwab) Pediatrix Medical Group (NYSE: PDX; later renamed MEDNAX, NYSE: MD), Renal Treatment Centers (NYSE: RXT, later acquired by DaVita) and Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA, later acquired by IBM).

Prior to Summit, he sold mainframe computers for IBM Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky.

Bruce received a BE in mechanical engineering and economics, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Bruce is currently a director of the National Venture Capital Association and Chairman of the NVCA’s Growth Equity Group. In addition, he is a member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, the Chairman of Vanderbilt’s Investment Committee, a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors and a trustee of The Roxbury Latin School.

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