Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
John Bruno transforms organizations into highly integrated, agile teams to execute corporate strategy with speed and precision. Bruno leads NCR’s Advanced Research and Product Development teams and is responsible for Corporate Development, overseeing the Business Development, Strategic Alliance and Corporate Marketing functions.
Early on, Bruno put in place a line of business structure, centralized research and development, and established the Corporate Development function. Today, NCR remains the #1 provider of ATMs, retail self-checkout, multivendor ATM middleware applications, airline check-in kiosks and Services hardware maintenance. Under his leadership, he introduced a hardware-enabled, software-driven business model to expand the company’s solution portfolio and meet consumer demands. To accelerate disruptive innovation, Bruno assembled a cross-functional team of NCR’s top technologists and industry experts.
Since joining NCR, the company has launched some of the more innovative solutions in its recent history and appeared on the Thomson Reuters list of Top 100 Global Innovators in 2011. Additionally, he oversees all mergers and acquisitions activity and led the largest acquisition to date, Radiant Systems for $1.2 billion in 2011. Bruno built a strong network of strategic alliances with Scopus Tecnologia Ltda. and Banco Bradesco in Brazil, and global technology leaders Microsoft, Intel and PayPal. Bruno has proven to be instrumental in executing the company’s strategy.
Over his 20-year career in the technology industry, Bruno has held senior leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Symbol Technologies and Cisco Systems. Bruno holds several memberships including World 50, Inc. and G100 Next Generation Leadership. He is highly regarded worldwide for his views in the technology sector and on business transformation success.
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The Big Value In Big Data: Seeing Customer Buying Patterns. By John Bruno and Radhika Subramanian, CEO of Emcien