Tom Manley is a Senior Principal of Bridge Growth Partners and serves on the Investment Committee, and is Chairman of Accedian, Lead Director of Solace, and a Director of Finalsite. He has more than three decades of experience within the technology sector. Manley most recently served as CFO of Avaya, a provider of business communications and collaboration systems. He was previously CFO and Senior Vice President of Administration at Cognos, a business intelligence and performance management software company acquired by IBM in 2008.
Before that, he served in management positions at Nortel Networks and General Motors of Canada. He currently serves on the board of directors of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Mr. Manley previously served on the boards of Deltek, JDA Software, RedPrairie, DragonWave and Elastic Networks. He graduated from Carleton University with a bachelor of engineering with distinction, and holds an M.B.A. degree from Queen’s University.