Bill has over 25 years of experience as a successful venture capital investor, corporate venture investor, board member, entrepreneur, and business advisor across multiple industries, spanning diverse business models and stages of investment.
As SVP of the Growth and Scale practice, he leads a team of experienced Board Members-in-Residence, conducting venture competitions and portfolio reviews and serving as independent directors on Mach49 Incubates and Accelerates. Bill and his team also help Mach49 clients across a variety of corporate development and strategic activities.
He started his career in several high-growth telecommunications businesses, operating across network design, sales management, and marketing roles before leading business and product development at the 2nd-largest wireless carrier in the US. Bill later managed disruptive new ventures and investments at Comcast, where he helped incubate and launch the business known as Sprint Wireless, and manage other early stage investments, generating nearly $5.5B in returns for Comcast over 5 years.
Most recently, Bill became one of the Managing Partners at EnerTech Capital, a specialized venture capital fund investing in growth stage clean technology and alternative energy companies. Bill established himself as a trusted advisor of leadership teams and built an enduring global co-investor network, from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv.
Bill has a BS from the University of Lynchburg and an MA from George Washington University.