Bruce Jones

Bruce Jones

EVP and Chief Revenue Officer
Civitas Learning

Bruce is EVP and Chief Revenue Officer for Civitas Learning. In this position, Bruce leads a team that is responsible for assisting higher education institutions in maximizing the student experience, the institution’s persistence rate and graduation rates. As part of this effort the team focuses on improving the Faculty Advisor/Coach knowledge leveraging predictive analytics to drive student interactions and significantly improve results.

Prior to Civita, Bruce was Vice President of Global Sales for Micro Focus, previously HPE Software as part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In this position, Bruce lead a worldwide team responsible for selling Vertica and IDOL products. Micro Focus is the 7th largest pure play software company in the world. Bruce held various other executive roles at HP after joining them in 2010 as Vice President of Technical Sales for HP Americas.

Before coming to HPE, Bruce spent five years in various sales management positions at IBM. At IBM, Bruce led teams across the Americas, he was known as a creative leader who delivered results. Prior to IBM, Bruce spent twelve years in various sales and sales management positions at BMC Software. Bruce’s last role at BMC was the Midwest Area Director and General Manager. In this position, Bruce was responsible for BMC sales, technical pre and post sales team, operations and services employees. The team was charged to deliver solutions within the Midwest Region.

Prior to BMC, Bruce spent nine years at Unisys in various sales positions. Before he got into the world of sales, Bruce was a CPA working in audit at Ernst and Young.

Bruce graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN with a Bachelor of Arts and emphasis in Accounting. Bruce currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife of over 34 years. He has three sons, three daughter-in-law’s, and a rescue dog.

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010