Bruce R. Evans joined Summit Partners in 1986 and is based in Summit's Boston office. Prior to Summit, he worked in Louisville, Kentucky as a marketing representative for the Data Processing and National Accounts Divisions of IBM Corporation.
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), and optionsXpress Holdings (NASDAQ: OXPS, later acquired by Charles Schwab) Pediatrix Medical Group (NYSE: PDX; later renamed MEDNAX, NYSE: MD) and Renal Treatment Centers (NYSE: RXT and later acquired by DaVita).
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 and a trustee of The Roxbury Latin School.