Bruce Dines developed and built the Technology Investment practice for Liberty Global Ventures, the Corporate Venture Arm of Fortune 500 Company, Liberty Global, Inc. In that role, he works closely with the Ventures, Operating and Technology teams.
Bruce brings over 25 years of technology and telecommunications experience to Liberty Global. Over half of those years have been spent in earlier stage environments, where Bruce has founded companies and led businesses from concept and model development, through the capital formation, revenue generation and team building phases, ultimately realizing successful exits on 3 different companies. The other half of his career has been spent in mid-size and large corporations, where he has either served as President or Division President, including comCables as President, Northstar Exchange as COO (sold to Construction Software Technologies in 2007), EHPT as President (sold to Ericsson in 2002), and Ericsson Mobile Communications as Division President.
Bruce also leads a number of Innovation initiatives within Liberty Global, including Spark (an internal idea generation engine designed to drive innovation), Matchbox (a curriculum program designed to teach innovative thinking), and the Virgin Media Accelerator powered by Techstars.
Over the past 6 years at Liberty, he has sourced and/or led investments in 15 entities, realized three substantial exits, and developed and launched 3 major innovative initiatives. He currently serves as a Director in 2 companies, and is a board observer in 5 additional companies.