Executive Vice President, Products & Solutions

Bruce Brda, 56, is executive vice president, Products & Solutions, for Motorola Solutions. He is responsible for development of the company’s mission-critical communications portfolio, including command center applications, land mobile radio and mobile broadband solutions, leading the company's product management, engineering and procurement organizations. He also is responsible for the corporate strategy organization, chief technology office and venture capital group, ensuring strong alignment between the company’s vision, strategy and portfolio execution.
 
Since joining Motorola in 1989, Brda has held a variety of leadership roles in sales, engineering and business development across several Motorola business units. He managed the go-to-market function for key regions in Motorola’s Mobile Devices business and also led the global sales organization. In 2009, he led Motorola’s Networks business and guided its sale to Nokia Siemens Networks. Brda was then tapped to lead Motorola’s newly created Solutions & Services business. In 2014, he assumed leadership of the Systems & Products organization and was promoted to the company's executive committee a year later. Before joining Motorola, he worked as director of engineering for Dukane Corporation and as a design engineer for Northrop Corporation.
 
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree from Illinois Institute of Technology.
 
Brda serves on American Cancer Society’s Board of Ambassadors. He also serves on the board of Spectrum Effects LLC, a spectrum analytics solution provider. 

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