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.