As Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Services for Ribbon, Steven Bruny is responsible for overseeing all of the organization’s customer facing sales and professional services teams and activities. Steven previously served as EVP of Global Operations for Ribbon and prior to that, he held a variety of senior leadership roles at GENBAND, including Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Major Accounts Sales.
Prior to joining GENBAND, Steven served as Chief Executive Officer of Aztek Networks, which was acquired by GENBAND in 2012. He has more than 30 years of technology industry experience and has founded and led several organizations during his career. Prior to Aztek Networks, Steven founded Connexn Technologies, Inc., the North American market leader for revenue assurance solutions in the telecommunications industry. The company was acquired by Azure Solutions, Ltd., in 2004.
Prior to Connexn, he was Founder and CEO of IGS, a telecommunications software supplier focused on network facilities management and financially backed by Warburg Pincus. He was also Founder and CEO of Information + Graphics Systems, Inc., a GIS software provider that was acquired by Hitachi Software Engineering in 1993.
Steven holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Colorado State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado.