Lorne Cooper

Executive Partner

Provides strategy and senior operating expertise in support of Bulger Partners consulting clients with expertise in enterprise software, collaboration software, Healthcare IT, and mobile applications and management.

Professional Expertise

People, processes and project analysis for software development projects, product management & organizations, product roadmaps, organizational evaluation and improvement, management oversight. Over two decades as an executive, entrepreneur, board member and advisor with high tech companies.

Sector Expertise

Enterprise software applications and infrastructure, collaboration software, web applications and middleware, Mobile applications, mobile management and UX.


Lorne is an Executive Partner at Bulger Partners, where he provides growth and value-oriented strategy expertise in support of the firm’s strategy consulting practice. Lorne leverages over 20 years of product and corporate strategy experience by evaluating and improving product management, software development, and related operations for software and tech-enabled companies. Over the last year, Lorne has evaluated 16 software and software-driven companies.

Lorne has spent over two decades as an executive, entrepreneur, board member and advisor with high tech companies. He has developed an expertise in optimizing people, process, and projects for software delivery. Lorne has operational and advisor experience working with companies across many tech sectors, including Enterprise Software Applications and Infrastructure, Collaboration Software, Web Applications and Middleware, Healthcare IT, Mobile Applications, Mobile Management and UX. He was also a pioneer in off-shore development and has 20 years of experience with development in India, Ukraine, Moscow and Turkey.

Prior to Bulger Partners, Lorne has held CEO and other executive-level positions for many software companies, including AccuRev, Progress Software, PeerDirect, and ViewLogic. Most recently as President of AccuRev, Lorne helped the enterprise software startup grow to an award-winning multimillion dollar company.

Lorne is an active partner at the Walnut Venture Angel Group and an advisor or board member to several Boston-area startups. Lorne is also a CCLP Leadership Coach at MIT, where he coaches a select group of undergraduates who show an interest and aptitude for leadership.

Lorne holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.

CV Highlights

➢ AccuRev, President and CEO
➢ Progress Software Peerdirect division, General Manager
➢ NuSphere, President and CEO
➢ Sente, Inc., now part of Ansys, Founder and CEO
➢ Viewlogic System (NASDAQ: VIEW), CTO and VP Engineering
➢ MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

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