Prior to founding Kalypso, Bill was a partner at Deloitte Consulting where he spent eleven years serving clients across industries and business functions. He was a leader in the firm’s product innovation and lifecycle management practice. His expertise is in the transformation of organizations to deliver on the promise of innovation. Bill’s specific areas of focus include innovation strategy, portfolio management, product development process improvement, technology commercialization, PLM and PPM technology strategy, leadership alignment, and organizational change.
He received an MBA from the University of Texas, a BBA from Texas State University, and is a certified New Product Development Professional.
Bill has extensive experience in helping clients improve the return on their investments in innovation through broad-based process change, improved governance, and the application of technology. He is a recognized thought leader, frequent speaker, and author on innovation, product development and product lifecycle management. Over the years he has served clients by leveraging his experience in many industries including networking, wireless telecommunications, semiconductor, medical devices, insurance, manufacturing, consumer electronics, life sciences, and consumer packaged goods. Not one to sit still, he also plays a key role in developing new services, creating alliance relationships, public speaking and building the terrific team of Kalypso consultants.
Bill serves as the president of the Stelos Alliance, a non-profit corporation benefitting college-level student leaders. He is a member of the Texas State University Development Foundation Board of Directors. Bill also serves the University on the Academic Excellence committee. He is a recent recipient of the University’s Alumni Star Award. In addition to his philanthropic work, Bill is on the Member Advisory Board of Equity Estates, a luxury real estate investment fund.
Bill makes his home in the Texas Hill Country near Austin and San Antonio where he enjoys the challenge of keeping up with an incredibly understanding wife and four very active children during his occasional weekends at home. The Postons make good use of Bill’s frequent flyer miles in search of snow, sand, sun, fun, and family time.