A proven business leader with over 30 years of experience in the computer industry, David R Bradford is known for accelerating the growth and performance of game-changing organizations.
More recently David was the chief executive officer of HireVue during his tenure the company sales increased over 200 percent, the company raised over $47 million in capital and the Company became the de facto standard in digital interviewing. 2009 and 2010 saw Mr. Bradford serving as chief executive officer and chairman of Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), the leader in data storage memory platforms. Under his guidance, the Company was prepared to go public which it did to large acclaim in June of 2011. In his roles at Fusion, Bradford sourced and brought together an S-1 ready management team, helped raise over $100 million in growth equity, sourced and recruited Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc., as the company’s chief scientist and helped secure key strategic partnerships with IBM, HP and Samsung, driving exponential sales growth. Under Bradford’s leadership Fusion-io was named the “No. 1 innovation up and comer in the world” by BusinessWeek in 2009 and the “second most promising IT company” of 2010 by the Wall Street Journal. A core part of Bradford’s career was as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Novell, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVL), from 1985-2000, where he helped lead the networking juggernaut through a series of acquisitions, public offerings and business development activities. During his time at the networking juggernaut, the company grew from $70 million in annual revenue to over $2 billion.Get his full story here.
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