Bill is an accomplished medical device executive with significant early-stage start-up and growth companies experience. Bill began his career with CR Bard in the late 1980s as a sales professional and rose to the position of VP Sales. Upon his departure he was part of initially starting PHX, the e-commerce company for Premier (GPO), merging with Medibuy.com and eventually purchased by GHX, the eCommerce engine for Healthcare today. Bill then transitioned over to helping to start Venetec international growing revenue from $1M to $36M over 5 years, and then was instrumental in selling the company for $168M in 2006.
Bill then joined Access Scientific and was engaged in strategic partner formation and capital acquisition. Completing a pre-FDA non-significant risk trail, Bill developed and implemented the go-to-market field strategy leading Access Scientific to be purchased by Smiths Medical.
He then joined Vascular Pathways managing the commercialization efforts to bring three individual vascular access devices to market. Engaged in-field testing and product development, FDA submission, and 510(k) approval, sales and clinical force inception and success expansion, Bill turned the company around leading to a successful exit of $105M and a 4x return for key investors.