InnovaSpec, LLC

Principal and Co-Founder, 2013 - present


Global Innovation Leader and Product Business Leader - Forming, 2004 - 2012

InnovaSpec, LLC

Principal and Co-Founder, 2013 - present


Sr. Director Commercial Products R&D, 2002 - 2003

Fort James

Senior Director Commercial Products R&D, 1998 - 2002

James River Corporation

Various roles, 1989 - 1998


Various roles, 1982 - 1989


University of WisconsinOshkosh

MBA, Business Administration and Management, General

Michigan Technological University

B.S., Chemical Engineering



Paper & Forest Products


Bruce has over 40 years of experience in product development, operations, engineering and marketing. He held positions at DuPont, Georgia-Pacific, Kimberly-Clark. He was Sr. Director of Commercial Products R&D at Georgia-Pacific where he led the enMotion® project from conception through commercialization. More recently, he was North American Marketing Leader and Global Innovation Leader for AstenJohnson’s Forming division. He is the inventor of 19 US patents with foreign equivalents and held executive responsibility for business’s patent strategy and portfolio management. Bruce currently consults on agile/ lean innovation processes, gathering/organizing B2B customer research for innovation direction, and simplification of intersecting office and manufacturing processes.