Steven N. Bronson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Steven N. Bronson has over 36 years of business and entrepreneurial experience. His successful background in investment banking, operations and management has led him to acquire meaningful stakes in several promising technology companies and assuming CEO roles.
In July 2013, Mr. Bronson assumed the positions of President and CEO of Qualstar Corporation, a high quality tape library manufacturer, and its subsidiary brand, N2Power, a manufacturer of high efficiency power supplies for diverse electronics industries. He immediately initiated a turnaround strategy, implementing cost cutting measures plus aggressive sales efforts that are fundamental steps towards profitability.
Mr. Bronson became the CEO and Chairman of Interlink Electronics, Inc. in July of 2010. In March of 2011 he also took on the role of President, bringing both his operational and financial expertise to the company. Since successfully turning around Interlink’s business to profitability, Mr. Bronson has focused on strategic matters, mission-critical decisions, and identification of potential acquisitions and business partnership opportunities.
Mr. Bronson has held the position of Chairman, President, and CEO of BKF Capital Group, Inc. (BKF), a publicly traded company operating through its wholly-owned subsidiaries since October 2008.
In 1996, Mr. Bronson founded Bronson & Co. and served as CEO & Chairman until November 2014. Bronson & Co., LLC is an investment banking firm that assists private and public, emerging growth and middle market companies with raising capital, mergers & acquisitions and advisory services.
In addition, Mr. Bronson served on the board from September 1996 to July 2000 of Mikron Infrared Instruments, Inc.; he served as Mikron’s Chairman and CEO from August 1998 to May 1999 during a restructuring period. Mr. Bronson led the effort of recruiting a top notch management team, eventually increasing the company’s revenue by 500%; the company was sold in April 2007.
Mr. Bronson currently holds the SIE, Series 4, 7, 24, 27, 53, 55, 63, and 79 licenses.
Mr. Bronson is also the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Ridgefield Acquisition Corp. (OTC: RDGA) since 1996. Ridgefield Acquisition Corp. is a public shell that is seeking a merger, acquisition, or business combination with a viable operating entity.