Mr. Claire (Bud) Bromley was Vice President or Senior VP and the senior business development, marketing and sales executive at four public corporations; each company a supplier of scientific instrumentation and software. Prior to those positions, his 19-year career in Hewlett-Packard Company’s Analytical Products Group (APG) included worldwide sales and marketing responsibility for Bioscience Products, Global Accounts and 18 years setting up and managing HP’s scientific instruments business, with the International Olympic Committee’s network of doping control laboratories for testing drug abuse in sports. In addition to that responsibility, Mr. Bromley managed the HP APG’s business in Latin America and South Africa from Mexico City for 4 years, and managed HP APG’s business in Japan and Korea from Tokyo for 4 years. In Such capacity he visited professionally and did business in more than 65 countries.
Mr. Bromley has a range of experience with scientific measurements, including analysis by chromatography, spectrophotometry, mass spectrometry, DNA & protein sequencing, genetic mutations, gene expression, and genetic diagnostics, PCR, and digital signal processing across a wide range of industries, academia and government. For example, in 1978 he designed modifications for a gas chromatograph system for continuously monitoring carbon dioxide (CO2) and ethylene on ships transporting bananas, and trained the operators.
Mr. Bromley was Senior Vice President at Molecular Dynamics leading the worldwide sales and marketing organization that helped design and then sold and serviced the high throughput DNA sequencers for the human genome project.
As Vice President of a publicly-listed NASA/JPL/Caltech spinoff company in Pasadena, he was co-inventor on a U.S. patent for digital signal processing for multiple scientific instruments.
Mr. Bromley currently lives outside of Kona on the big island of Hawaii.