Bruce I. Sachs

Partner Emeritus at Charles River Ventures, Inc.

Bruce I. Sachs

Bruce I. Sachs

Partner Emeritus at Charles River Ventures, Inc.

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Stratus Technologies, Inc.
Stratus Computer, Inc.
Xylogics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Nantero, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at edocs, Inc.

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Co-Founder at DataGravity, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Technology Officer at OneCloud Software, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc.

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Founder at SimpliVity Corp.

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Director, Executive Vice President & General Manager-Silicon Valley Business Unit at iControl Networks, Inc.

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Bruce I. Sachs
Partner Emeritus at Charles River Ventures, Inc.
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

BS in Electrical Engineering

Established in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg; renamed Bucknell University in 1886 in honor of William Bucknell, a major benefactor. The University is highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational (since 1883), residential, and undergraduate, with a small graduate program.


The Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business was founded in 1922 and the Graduate School of Business Administration in 1952. The D'Amore-McKim School of Business is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Co-op M.B.A. program matriculates a class of about 80 students each fall and spring. A typical entering class includes students from fifteen or more countries other than the United States. Career goals can be equally diverse. About 90 percent have work experience, and 65 percent have earned their undergraduate degrees in areas other than business.

Career History
Partner Emeritus
1999 - Current

Charles River Ventures focuses on early-stage investments in communications & technology, enterprise software/services and media/entertainment sectors. Initial investments range from $25,000 to $5 million. Investments over the life of a project range from $3 million to $20 million. This typically results in a significant but non-controlling interest at the time of an IPO. Charles River Ventures typically serves as the lead investor.

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Carrier Signaling & Management Group
1998 - 1999

Ascend Communications Inc. develops, manufactures, sells and services wide area networking solutions for telecommunications carriers, Internet service providers and corporate customers worldwide. Lucent Technologies has acquired Ascend Communications, Inc.

Executive Vice President & General Manager
1998 - Prior

Lucent Technologies designs and delivers the systems, services and software that drive next-generation communications networks.

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OneCloud Software, Inc. provides enterprise data center solutions. It offers hyper-scale public cloud computing services that enable organizations to revolutionize their information technology strategies. The company was founded by Yoshi Okayama, Suresh Madhu and Marc Crespi in 2012 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

2008 - Prior

Vanu, Inc. provides wireless infrastructure solutions. It enables operators to access new markets and new revenue streams and is the developer of the Anywave Base Station, the first U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-certified software radio, Anywave's software-only design runs on commercial off-the-shelf processors rather than ex­pensive proprietary hardware. The company was founded by Vanu G. Bose in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.


Flarion Technologies, Inc. develops and provides broadband communication technologies and services. Flarion is engaged in mobilizing the Internet with its mobile communications network technology, flash-OFDM™. Flarion's technology enables mobile operators to offer Internet Protocol (IP)-based broadband services. Flarion's RadioRouter® base station product easily overlays onto an operator's existing network and radio spectrum and provides a seamless routing interface to the operator's existing IP network and the company's flash-OFDM-based devices provide users mobile Internet access with a true broadband experience. Flarion Technologies is headquartered in Bedminster, NJ.

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Datanomix, Inc. offers a manufacturing analytics platform that combines machine, sensor, and production data into bottom line insights. The company was founded by Greg McHale and is headquartered in Nashua, NH.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #65
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #48
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #66
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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