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Harry Ruda

Chief Executive Officer

Softricity Inc

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Softricity Inc

27 Melcher Street

Boston, Massachusetts,02210

United States

Company Description

Softricity is the only virtualization company to deliver software that is never installed, yet securely follows users anywhere, on demand, enabling high productivity while dramatically reducing IT costs. The Softricity DesktopÔ, powered by the SoftGrid® Platfo...more

Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Desktone Inc


Chief Executive Officer

Wing Power Energy Inc


Chief Executive Officer

VMware , Inc.


Affiliations

Bradford Networks

Board Member


Stage 1 Ventures , LLC

Advisory Board Member


Actasys Inc

Board Member


Delfigo Security

Advisory Board Member


Zebek

Advisory Board Member


TechFoundation Inc

Advisory Board Member


Mophap¹s

Board Member


Global Technology

Founder


Education

BS

Management Science

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


MBA

Boston College


MS

Operations Research

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Mass Board of Accountancy

Boston College


Web References(168 Total References)


Board of Directors | Bradford Networks

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Harry Ruda
Independent Director Harry's career spans over thirty years in the information and communications technology marketplace. Harry co-founded Softricity as its CEO in June, 1999 and has continued in that role until March, 2006, when he assumed the role of Chairman. In April, Softricity agreed to be acquired by Microsoft and the transaction completed in July. Prior to Softricity, Harry was President and CEO of ITS, a manufacturer of video access equipment for IP and ATM networks. Harry also co-founded and was VP Sales and Marketing for a VC-backed start-up, Network Switching Systems, a manufacturer of integrated voice and data switching equipment which was later acquired by BBN Communications. Harry serves on several private company boards as an Independent Director and also sits on several Advisory Boards for early stage companies.


Massachusetts Software & Internet Council

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Harry Ruda, CEO, Softricity on Category Positioning


Advisory Board | Capital solutions for early stage entrepreneurs | Stage 1 Ventures, LLC

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Harry Ruda
Harry Ruda CEO, WingPower Mr. Ruda is leading the green revolution with Wingpower, a company that develops small vertical wind turbines: a market whose installed capacity in the US alone is projected to grow 10 fold by 2015. Previously, Mr. Ruda was CEO of Desktone, Inc. an early stage provider of an end-to-end virtual desktop platform that enables desktop computing at large enterprise to be delivered, on demand, as a network-based service. show complete bio Mr. Ruda's career spans over thirty years in the information and communications technology marketplace. Mr. Ruda co-founded Softricity as its CEO in June, 1999 when the company was still in the business planning stage and continued in that role until March, 2006, when he assumed the role of Chairman. In April, Softricity agreed to be acquired by Microsoft and the transaction completed in July. This was considered one of the most strategic acquisitions Microsoft has ever made and it was one of the largest software transactions in New England, valued at greater than 17x previous year's revenue. Since Softricity's inception, Mr. Ruda had raised over $60 million from top-tier venture funds all of whom realized significant returns on their investments. Prior to Softricity, Mr. Ruda was President and CEO of ITS, a manufacturer of video access equipment for IP and ATM networks. ITS was acquired by Artel Video in March 1999, just prior to the closing of its first round of funding. Mr. Ruda also co-founded and was VP Sales and Marketing for a VC-backed start-up, Network Switching Systems, a manufacturer of integrated voice and data switching equipment which was later acquired by BBN Communications. Post-acquisition, Mr. Ruda served as BBN's VP for Integrated Network Sales, responsible for worldwide deployment of integrated T1 networks to enterprise accounts. Mr. Ruda also founded and operated a global telecomm consulting business, Global Technologies, whose clients were composed of many of the world;s leading telecomm service providers; including, Bellcore, NYNEX, France Telecom, PacBell and GTE Services. Mr. Ruda has also held the following positions: VP Field Operations for Bell Atlantic (a NE public communications carrier), VP Sales and Marketing for Bridgeway Corporation (a network management software company based in Redmond, WA) and President and CEO of Glyph Systems (an Andover-based software company specializing in international software and typefaces). Mr. Ruda serves on several private company boards as an Independent Director and also sits on several Advisory Boards for early stage companies. Mr. Ruda holds an MBA from Boston College, and MS in Operations Research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a BS in Management Science from RPI.


Advisory Board | Capital solutions for early stage entrepreneurs | Stage 1 Ventures, LLC

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Harry Ruda
Harry Ruda CEO, WingPower Mr. Ruda is leading the green revolution with Wingpower, a company that develops small vertical wind turbines: a market whose installed capacity in the US alone is projected to grow 10 fold by 2015. Previously, Mr. Ruda was CEO of Desktone, Inc. an early stage provider of an end-to-end virtual desktop platform that enables desktop computing at large enterprise to be delivered, on demand, as a network-based service. show complete bio Mr. Ruda's career spans over thirty years in the information and communications technology marketplace. Mr. Ruda co-founded Softricity as its CEO in June, 1999 when the company was still in the business planning stage and continued in that role until March, 2006, when he assumed the role of Chairman. In April, Softricity agreed to be acquired by Microsoft and the transaction completed in July. This was considered one of the most strategic acquisitions Microsoft has ever made and it was one of the largest software transactions in New England, valued at greater than 17x previous year's revenue. Since Softricity's inception, Mr. Ruda had raised over $60 million from top-tier venture funds all of whom realized significant returns on their investments. Prior to Softricity, Mr. Ruda was President and CEO of ITS, a manufacturer of video access equipment for IP and ATM networks. ITS was acquired by Artel Video in March 1999, just prior to the closing of its first round of funding. Mr. Ruda also co-founded and was VP Sales and Marketing for a VC-backed start-up, Network Switching Systems, a manufacturer of integrated voice and data switching equipment which was later acquired by BBN Communications. Post-acquisition, Mr. Ruda served as BBN's VP for Integrated Network Sales, responsible for worldwide deployment of integrated T1 networks to enterprise accounts. Mr. Ruda also founded and operated a global telecomm consulting business, Global Technologies, whose clients were composed of many of the world;s leading telecomm service providers; including, Bellcore, NYNEX, France Telecom, PacBell and GTE Services. Mr. Ruda has also held the following positions: VP Field Operations for Bell Atlantic (a NE public communications carrier), VP Sales and Marketing for Bridgeway Corporation (a network management software company based in Redmond, WA) and President and CEO of Glyph Systems (an Andover-based software company specializing in international software and typefaces). Mr. Ruda serves on several private company boards as an Independent Director and also sits on several Advisory Boards for early stage companies. Mr. Ruda holds an MBA from Boston College, and MS in Operations Research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a BS in Management Science from RPI.


appsense.ulitzer.com

The company also revealed that it has hired seasoned industry executive Richard Morrison as President and COO, added virtualization pioneer Harry Ruda to its Executive Advisory Board, and plans to double its U.S. sales team this year.
Harry Ruda is well-regarded for his pioneering work in desktop virtualization and enterprise software. Currently CEO of Desktone, provider of the first platform that enables hosted virtual desktops as an outsourced subscription service, Ruda also co-founded and was CEO of Softricity, an application virtualization company that was acquired by Microsoft. Ruda also held executive positions at ITS, Network Switching Systems, Global Technologies, and Bell Atlantic, among other organizations.


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