Bill has over 20 years experience in taking technology to markets, including mobile telecommunication, voice and data solutions in Europe and Australia.
He founded and operated a successful amusement electronics business in Australia in the late ’70s before moving into engineering, chemicals and then the telecommunication field.
While working for Hawthorn Leslie Communications in London, Bill gained the 1991 European Salesman of the year award for developing mobile and wireless business in a fiercely competitive market.
Bill then moved back to Australia where he worked in many roles with Telstra. These included managing the national cellular product management, pricing, and product procurement business in 1993 during a period of rapid growth and early GSM deployment. He then took on market development of the then new wireless packet switched network into South Australia and Northern Territory. His experience includes development of and winning several whole of government mobile business deals.
While working for Optus, he introduced their first significant managed voice and data over frame relay deployment into corporate Australia.
Bill then took on business development for Steadycom telecommunication software in Asia Pacific, developing markets in enhanced service solutions for public network providers and carriers.
Bill also founded Voice Pty Ltd, a successful unique business of hosted telecommunication solutions mixed with Internet services which was acquired in 2003.
Bill joined SkunkWorks Australia in early 2003 which changed it’s name to TelcoEdge in 2013, and co-founded Pep-Talk International in 2005.