[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”dropshadow” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””] Bruce Borenstein[/imageframe]A more than 30-year veteran of our industry, Bruce is proud to lead AfterShokz, a bone conduction headphone manufacturer, whose inventive open ear design catapulted the company from startup to global brand in just two years time, recently earning him the Consumer Electronics Association’s 2013 Innovation Entrepreneur Award as Small Business Executive of the Year. Bruce serves as a board member and is currently Chairman Ex Officio of the CEA Accessories Division, is a trustee of the CEA Foundation Board, and has recently taken on the Chairmanship of the CEA’s Leadership Development Working Group. Previously, Bruce was Executive Vice President of The Neat Company where he was responsible for global sales and sat on the company’s operating committee that set company strategy and direction. Prior to joining Neat, he was the Principal at North Riverside Partners, a consulting firm specializing in assisting companies gain market entry into the consumer electronics and technology channel; Executive Vice President & Founder at Digital Innovations, the manufacturer of SkipDoctor CD & DVD repair device; and President of Paston-Hunter Company, a manufacturer’s representative firm. He co-authored the program “Let’s Talk Retail,” a primer for salespeople entering the retail channel for the first time.