Department of Economics

Bruce Johnson

  • Graduated: 1978
  • Field: Technology

Bruce Johnson(opens in new window), who graduated with a BA in Economics and a minor in Marketing in 1978 has for many years worked for cyber security companies. He is currently vice president of global sales at Vaultive, a cloud data security focused company, based in Boston, Massachusetts. He was vice president of worldwide sales and business development for Vormetric in San Jose, California, from 2003 to 2014. Vormetric had a successful outcome and was acquired in 2016 by Thales. Prior to Vormetric Bruce held multiple sales leadership positions with leading cyber security companies many of whom were also acquired by leading companies like Symantec and Computer Associates.

Bruce believes that his economics and marketing educational background from Chico State uniquely qualified him for the sales and sales leadership positions he has held over the last 30 years. Understanding the fundamentals of economics can enable you to see the strategic and tactical sides of business and make good decisions.