As Program Director of the Columbia Advanced Management Program (AMP), Bruce partners with the Faculty Director and the on-site and off-site Columbia teams and works with visiting faculty and conference center staff to deliver a transformational educational opportunity for the executive participants. He also has responsibility in the leadership of the pre- and post-program effort of the AMP executive education team, including serving as a coach to AMP graduates. Concurrent with his work in executive education, he has pursued a career as a writer; his credits include a published novel and produced screenplay. In 2012, he launched the Columbia M.B.A. course “Leadership through Fiction”. The course uses fictional narratives in novels, plays and films as the source material to study issues and solutions to challenges in leadership. He received a B.A. in Politics and Literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Columbia University. He lives with his wife and two sons in Desert Hot Springs, California.