Rudy is a leading expert in digital technologies and international business development. Over the past twenty-five years, he has founded companies in the US, run a European public company, and served as a senior executive for two global 500 companies – EVP and CTO for NEC Packard Bell and VP Software for Xerox. He is an effective, dynamic leader with a proven track record in strategic planning, change management, and business development.
Prior to Woodside Capital Partners, Rudy led the restructuring of Scipher plc which involved the sale of all of the company’s operating businesses. Prior to Scipher, Rudy was the founding CEO of Media Lab Europe, a $40M joint venture between MIT and the Irish government.
Rudy has founded five companies, all in the digital media technologies sector. One of these companies, Visioneer, went public in 1995 on NASDAQ.
In addition to being a partner of Woodside Capital Partners, Dr. Burger serves on the boards of several US and overseas companies including Quester Capital Management and Motorola’s Research Board. Rudy has a BSc and MSc from Yale University and a PhD from Cambridge University.