Chairman and CEO, Ruckus


Bill Raduchel is the chairman and chief executive officer of Ruckus bringing a broad range of business experience in the computing, Internet and media industries. Before joining Ruckus, Raduchel was executive vice president and chief technology officer of AOL Time Warner, Inc.Prior to AOL, Raduchel served as chief strategy officer and an executive committee member for Sun Microsystems, Inc. In his eleven years at Sun, Raduchel also held positions as chief information officer, chief financial officer, acting vice president of human resources and vice president of corporate planning and development and oversaw relationships with major Japanese partners. In addition, he has held senior executive roles at Xerox Corporation and McGraw-Hill, Inc.

Raduchel currently serves as a director of Chordiant Software, In2Books, PanelLink Cinema Partners PLC and as an adviser to its parent company, Silicon Image. Additionally, he is an adviser to Myriad International Holdings, Hyperspace Communications and Wild Tangent. Raduchel is a member of the National Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, the National Academy Committee on Internet Navigation and Domain Name Services and the Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy of the National Academy of Sciences.

Named “CTO of the Year” in 2001 by Infoworld magazine, Raduchel was a past professor of Economics at Harvard University and holds several issued and pending patents. After attending Michigan Technological University, which gave him an honorary doctorate in 2002, Raduchel received his undergraduate degree in economics from Michigan State University and earned his A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in economics at Harvard. In both the fall and spring of 2003 he was the Castle Lecturer on Computer Science at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.