Focus areas: Venture Capital, early stage investor in Information Technology companies in B2B, SaaS, cyber security, enterprise infrastructure, mobile marketing automation.

Bruce Taragin is Adjunct Professor of International Affairs. He is currently a managing director at Blumberg Capital with more than 23 years experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, technology investment banker and corporate attorney.

Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Bruce co-founded and held several senior management positions within technology companies including Charles River Computers. Bruce also structured and managed early-stage technology transactions at Hambrecht & Quist, Mayer Brown & Platt and Bankers Trust Company.

A native of New York, Bruce earned his B.A. in finance and communications, cum laude, from Yeshiva University, and his MBA and J.D. from Fordham University.

Bruce serves as a member or observer on the board of directors of AppboyArcadia Data, BioCatch, Coverhound, Lenddo, Mariana, One Financial Holdings (BEE), Revionics, Roam and Sealights. He also serves on the board and the investment monitoring committee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Northern California.