A seasoned communications executive
and award-winning writer
Bill has worked with a wide variety of clients including: a leading global venture capital firm; a variety of asset management firms with AUM ranging from $100 million to $3 billion; PwC’s Transaction Services Division; tech startups such as i.TV (backed by Union Square Ventures); public companies including Amyris Biotechnologies (AMRS), BioDelivery Sciences (BDSI), Gentiva Health Services (GTIV), and Live Nation (LYV); and the Batten Institute at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Bill is also a Managing Director of the consultant network at Sparkpr (awarded Best Tech PR firm by both Holmes Report and TechCrunch Crunchies). Before starting Gotham, Bill held VP and Director-level positions with Brainerd Communicators and the Investor Relations Group, respectively, and in earlier years was with a boutique PR/promotions agency, P&F Communications. He was previously with a medical non-profit, ORBIS, spearheading eye surgery programs on-board the organization’s DC-10 aircraft, “world’s only flying eye hospital,” in 20-plus countries.
Bill attended Boston University’s College of Communication, and holds a B.A. from the University of Houston’s College of Social Sciences. He lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his wife, a practicing physician, and two young children. He brings a global perspective to his work, having lived on four continents and having worked in or visited over 60 countries.
Bill won a worldwide futurist writing competition from Royal Dutch/Shell and The Economist magazine, “The World in 2050.” The judges’ panel, which included Esther Dyson and Sir Mark Moody-Stuart (then-Chairman of Royal/Dutch Shell), chose Bill’s entry over 3,000 submitted from 75 countries, awarding him the $20,000 First Prize.