Bruce Montgomery is the Founder and President of Montgomery & Company, a digital media, information and communications technology company based in Chicago.
Bruce is also the Founder, executive producer and host of Technology Access Television; Chicago’s longest running weekly TV show covering Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship news and information.
Bruce is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of The Urban Innovation Center @ IIT, a community economic development and business accelerator initiative located in the technology park at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Bruce has built a strong knowledge base in the strategic technology needs of the service industries through practical experience in the public and private sectors of education, government, economic development, construction, health care, professional services, software development and digital media enterprises.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur Bruce developed his expertise in technology, marketing and business development working for the companies of Control Data Corporation, Entré Computer, Javelin Software, Timeplex, Unisys, and Sprint.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed Bruce to the first City of Chicago Small Business Advisory Council as part of Chicago’s Neighborhood Small Business Growth Strategy.
Governor Pat Quinn named Bruce to the board of The Illinois Broadband Deployment Council and The Partnership for a Connected Illinois (BroadbandIllinois.org). He is also a technology initiatives advisor to Illinois Congressmen Danny Davis and Bobby Rush.
Mr. Montgomery also serves on the boards of the Bronzeville Community Development Partnership, SBA/SCORE Chicago and the TechAdvantage Program at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Mr. Montgomery majored in marketing at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and attended Amos Tuck Graduate School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.