A seasoned communications executive
and award-winning writer
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. Prior to that he was 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 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.
Bill Douglass to chair panel, “Organizing a Successful Defense Strategy” at Activist Investing in Canada, October 6 in Toronto.
Bill Douglass to serve as Session Chair at the 20th Annual Alpha Hedge West Conference, September 21-23 in San Francisco.
Gotham Communications’ Principal Bill Douglass moderates panel, “Selling Your Fund,” at Reuters’ HedgeWorld conference, June 25 in Chicago.