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Bruce Eckfeldt

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Board Member, Cyrus Innovation and Advisor to the Board, doUdeal.

Board Member, Cyrus Innovation and Advisor to the Board, doUdeal.

8 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Product
  • UI/Design
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part-time now, full-time soon

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design

Involved In

Cyrus Innovation


Cyrus Innovation
Tech Azur
Tech Azur
Cyrus Innovation


Strategic Partner Psynet Group June 2015 - present
Strategic Advisor Tech Azur May 2014 - present
Founder and CEO April 2013 - present
Chief Executive Officer Psynet Group May 2014 - June 2015
VP Enterprise Development Cyrus Innovation April 2014 - October 2014
CEO and Board Member Cyrus Innovation January 2014 - April 2014
New York Chair of Think Tanks Entrepreneurs' Organization 2013 - 2014
Managing Director/CEO, Founder Cyrus Innovation November 2003 - April 2013
New York Chair of Learning Huddles Entrepreneurs' Organization 2011 - 2013
Engagement Manager LBi US March 2002 - June 2003
Director of Product Development LBi US September 1999 - March 2002
Information Architect - Interaction Designer LBi US December 1997 - September 1999
Architect BWBR August 1995 - November 1997


Entrepreneurs Organization / MIT Enterprise Forum Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 2009 - 2011
McGill Unversity School of Architecture, Department of Engineering 1994 - 1995
McGill University School of Architecture, Department of Engineering 1990 - 1994

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Engineering
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Industrial Design
  • • Mechanical Engineering
  • • Electrical Engineering
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Fashion
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Travel
  • • Integration of technology and the built environment.

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Program Management • Management consulting • SCRUM • Startups • Agile Methodologies

Key Accomplishments

LinkedIn says it fairly well. I\'ve built a business and ready to build another one. My unique skill is combining the analytical work of customer development, the creative work of user experience design, and the management work of software engineering. I also have ten years of business experience and being on the Inc 500 list.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Product development skills; customer development and user experience design. General business management and leadership skills. Strong network for business development and fundraising.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Gregg Fisher
We worked together
He's done it successfully before and has learned valuable lessons. He is very motivated and resilient.
Victor Chan
They're my friends
Bruce envisions and takes on initiatives other people shy away from because of the challenges.
Victor Chan
They're my friends
Bruce is one of the greatest entrepreneurs that I know. Focused, energetic and tenacious.
David Newell
We worked together at Cyrus Innovation  •  Senior Software Developer, OrderGroove, Inc.. Previously Agile Coach, Cyrus Innovation.
Bruce knows what it takes to build and maintain a strong team. The dedication and quality of the team Bruce built at Cyrus is unsurpassed.
Bram Frankel
They're my friends
Bruce already is a great, and successful entrepreneur! Not only does he have a proven track record, but he has that inner drive to create, ... build and innovate that inspires his entrepreneurial spirit. Bruce is also a natural born leader. His leadership style is marked by thoughtful intelligence, quiet confidence, and creative thinking - which translates into inspiration for those he's leading. I recommend Bruce in the strongest possible way, and am proud to vouch for Bruce.
Felix Litvinsky
Advisor at Keller Center, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University and Founder, The IoT Partners.
Visionary, leader
Michelle Madhok
CEO, SheFinds Media. Previously Email Marketing Consultant, Wunderman. Northwestern grad.
A.J. Lawrence
Founder, where mentoring begins, formerly CEO, the JAR Group, an Inc. 500 company, chief bartender, Bower Hill Society
Bruce brings real experience in building teams, products, and companies. I met him when we both made the Inc 500 and I was impressed by his ... intelligence and strategic thinking. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with him again, as I keep hearing great things from the start-ups and companies that he is engaged with.

Gregg Fisher
We worked together
Gregg has been successfully working with complex client challenges since the beginning of the web as an industry. Thus, he has enough maturi ... ty and knowledge in order to identify opportunities and manage its inherent level of risk. He can dream about revolutionary ideas keeping a pragmatic sense of business and finance planning at the same time. This is a rare and critical combination of skills for a successful startup.

Giuseppe Taibi
They're my friends
He's a big thinker, often ahead of his time and can see things other's can't. He's a thoughtful, personable, intelligent person who makes a ... great team player and develops close, meaningful relationships. He's passionate and driven and brillant.

David Newell
Senior Software Developer, OrderGroove, Inc.. Previously Agile Coach, Cyrus Innovation.
David is an exceptional engineer with laser focus and incredible drive. One of the best and brightest I've had the pleasure working with.

Kosta Stavreas
They're my friends
Proven track record of company founding and development. Very smart and driven. Great analyst and systems thinker.

Michael Richardson
They're my friends
Boatload of experience working with many companies driving them through growth and organizational change. Wicked-sharp strategist who knows ... how to communicate both the big picture and the detailed plan.

Gautam Guliani
We worked together  •  SVP, Engineering, AppNexus and Member, NY CTO Club.
Gautam has the rare qualities of being both highly technical and an excellent communicator. We've worked together on several projects implem ... enting Lean/Agile processes in touch technical environments. He's on my A-List of technical professionals.

Bram Frankel
We worked together  •  Founder/Creative Director of WILLIAM ABRAHAM. Wharton grad.
I've know Bram and worked with him for many years through the Entrepreneurs' Organization in NYC. I've always been impressed with his abilit ... y to develop a clear and compelling vision and his passion and dedication to execute. He's a pleasure to work with and great partner.

A.J. Lawrence
We worked together  •  Founder, where mentoring begins, formerly CEO, the JAR Group, an Inc. 500 company, chief bartender, Bower Hill Society
AJ has a sharp intellect and a keen mind for business ideas and strategies. He's experienced and has a proven track record of success.