Ivan Ruzic, Ph.D.
Transformational Leader and Big Data Innovator
- Bucks County Pennsylvania
- +1.215.801.9830 (m)
Ivan has served in a variety of senior leadership roles, including CEO and President, for multiple information technology companies. A strategically focused and market-driven executive, he has the ability to identify and focus on the tasks that produce the most concrete results. An accomplished team builder, Ivan has consistently demonstrated his transformational leadership skills by effectively managing significant change within both startup and established business environments.
Recognizing that the best technology opportunities aren't limited to the United States, Ivan has also established and run several successful international operations. In addition, he has executed performance interventions and both acquired and sold companies in the United States, Europe, Africa and Asia. He has also served on several Boards.
A Big Data innovator, Ivan has helped pioneer the application of sophisticated Big Data analytics to issues of national security, public health, economics and electoral politics at both state and federal levels.
Ivan is a member of the Zika Response Working Group (www.zikaresponse.org).
Corum is the global leader in information technology M&A with hundreds of software M&A transactions spanning six continents during its 31-year history. Corum delivers results using a proven business process conducted by the most professional staff - all former entrepreneurs and CEOs using the industry's deepest research and world's largest buyer database. Corum has sold more software and related technology companies than anyone.
Working at the forefront of behavioural change for over 25 years, SCL has evolved into a multi-disciplined group of behavioural research and communications agencies operating in the national security and defense, global politics, social change and commercial markets.
Big Data and behavioral analysis/social media company with a unique and patented natural language processing(NLP) technology for measuring human emotion in textual material.
Big Data provider and analytics company. Turned entrepreneurial vision into reality.
[Acquired by The451Group]
TURNAROUND. An independent, proprietary research and advisory company for the IT industry, utilizing 2, 800+ IT professionals to generate both quantitative and qualitative demand-side data.
Developed and implemented turnaround strategy.
TURNAROUND. “ New Media” company engaged in ecommerce and mobile phone software applications sales through major U.S. carriers. Founded as dotPhoto and renamed Exclaim as part of turnaround. Subsequently operated as SnapOne and then acquired by Synchronoss Technologies in 2015.
Developed and implemented turnaround strategy
Software tools company that is now a subsidiary of a multinational software and information technology business, Micro Focus International.
OTHER SENIOR MANAGEMENT ROLES
Secured funding and relocated to the West Coast.
[Acquired by Oracle Corporation]
[NASDAQ 100 company subsequently acquired by Oracle]
Post graduate degree awarded by the Chisholm Institute of Technology, which was merged into Monash University in 1990. Approximate Masters equivalent in Information Technology.
Chemistry, Biochemistry & Quantum Physics
Double major: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Strategic Selling, Targeted Account Selling, Effective Interviewing, Myers-Briggs and others