Formerly employed as a Managing Director at LogicSourcing, the travel industry arm of Novantas, Bruce served as managing director, Strategic Sourcing for United Airlines. He was responsible for all strategic sourcing activities for United in technology, marketing, aircraft avionics, inflight entertainment, customer care and revenue management, as well as for business process outsourcing. Notable achievements include the deployment of a companywide strategic sourcing methodology, as well as contract negotiations that have led to $350 million in annual savings.
Prior to this role, Weiner served as vice president and chief technology officer of UAL Loyalty Services, where he was responsible for the development and vendor management of United's Web site, united.comŪ, and its frequent flyer program, Mileage PlusŪ. He also oversaw the technology aspects of a series of "venture accelerator" type investments made by United.
Before joining United, Weiner was the chief technology officer for Brierly & Partners from 1998 to 2000, a specialty advertising agency focused on loyalty program design, development and implementation. From 1995 until 1998, Weiner was a senior engagement manager for the First Manhattan Consulting Group, where he worked with firms such as Citigroup, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch to use advanced customer insights for profitable revenue generation and customer-sensitive cost management. Prior to that, Weiner served as vice president of Technologies for American Express. He began his career at Booz Allen & Hamilton, where he focused on financial services and technology.
Bruce's work has been published in the American Banker and Citibank Today Magazine. He has been a featured speaker at global industry conferences and forums such as TravEx, EDS Leadership, Executives Club of Chicago, Bank Marketing Association, Direct Marketing Day NY, Institute of International Research and BAI.>
He graduated Princeton University in 1988 magna cum laude with a B.S.E.E. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Weiner also holds a 1988 certificate of completion from the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs and Public Policy.