Creative business visionary and thought leader integrates technology with marketing and finance to drive impactful business outcomes

Senior PartnerCIO

Brad Bush

Leadership Roles

  • COO, Dialexa
  • Chief of staff, Office of the CEO, GENBAND
  • SVP of sales operations, GENBAND
  • CIO & chief integration officer, GENBAND
  • Director of manufacturing operations, Tekelec
  • Operations director, Nortel Networks
  • Chief of staff, wireless operations, Nortel Networks
  • IT architecture and strategy lead, Nortel Networks
  • Development manager, Nortel Networks
  • Founder and president, Sharpsite Interactive

Brad Bush is a partner in the Dallas practice of Fortium Partners. He brings more than 25 years of technical and leadership experience, serving in roles as CIO, COO and CMO for high-growth, technology-based companies. Bush understands the human side of technology, using his technical and business background to execute near-impossible scenarios and create new business models. He is a thought leader in many technologies and was named a WebRTC pioneer, an InformationWeek CIO top innovator and a top 50 CMO in telecom.


  • Vision, strategy and execution
  • High-tech product positioning and global marketing
  • Internet of Things and artificial intelligence
  • Virtual reality and augmented reality
  • Software as a Service (SaaS), web and mobile applications
  • Marketing automation, technology and CRM
  • Digital transformation and architecture
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Due diligence and deal negotiation
  • Start-up and turnaround execution
  • Sales management and operations

Bush holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.