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Bruce Watkins

Title: General Manager

Company: Karl Storz Endovision

Biography

Bruce has more than 25 years experience leading businesses spanning technologies as diverse as high volume consumer goods, high precision machining, fine chemicals enterprises, pharmaceutical-food grade operations, and medical device companies. He skillfully integrates a leadership approach that combines the entrepreneurial mindset of a small company with the discipline of a large stable organization to deliver high impact results. In his current position as General Manager of Karl Storz Endovision, Bruce was recruited to lead a business turnaround, delivering unprecedented levels of customer service, quality, and cash flow. He has more than 10 years lean leadership experience, and has implemented lean operating systems in several different businesses. A seven time Boston Marathon runner, Bruce understands the discipline required to deliver a long term plan, while executing day-to-day operational excellence.