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Bruce Fonnesbeck

Bruce Fonnesbeck

Title: Retired Regional Manager

Company: Cisco Systems

Location: Farmington, Utah

Educational Background:

MBA, Utah State University, 1970
BA, Computer Science, Utah State University, 1968

Huntsman School Interactions:

Executive Leadership Speaker - February 18, 2009


Bruce Fonnesbeck was born and raised in Weston, Idaho. He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1968 from Utah State University and two years later he graduated with an MBA also from USU.

After graduation, he went to work as a computer systems analyst in sales and presales with Control Data Corporation (supercomputer hardware and software sales) from 1969 to 1974.

In 1974, he left Control Data and began employment at Data General Corporation (mini computer hardware and software sales) as a sales representative.

From 1991 to 1996 he was employed with Evans & Sutherland Corporation (graphics and workstations; hardware and software sales) in Salt Lake City working as director of sales for North America and the Pacific Rim.

His most recent employer was Cisco Systems (networking and communications; hardware and software sales) where he worked as the regional sales manager and operations director.

In 2003, he retired after working for 33 years in corporate America.