Will Yester

Will Yester

Will is a senior manager with Kalypso, focusing on aligning innovation strategy with portfolio and pipeline management (P&PM) capabilities. Will serves clients in the consumer packaged goods (CPG), life sciences, high tech and retail industries.
  • Senior Manager
  • (830) 249-9706

Prior to joining Kalypso, Will was a design engineer for an oil and gas technology center that focused on developing breakthrough tools and techniques in the energy industry. 

Will graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and received an MBA from Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business, where he concentrated in Entrepreneurship.

Current Projects

Will's experience with high tech research and development ignited a passion for a career in new product development and innovation. At Kalypso Will is active in both the P&PM and Business and Innovation Strategy practices at Kalypso. He focuses on helping clients improve the way they make decisions and manage innovation initiatives using gated development models and portfolio management. Will has deep experience implementing P&PM software and can advise clients on system selection, process design, implementation approach, governance and sustaining activities.

Outside of Kalypso

Will grew up in Doha, Qatar and is still an avid world traveler. He now resides in Houston, Texas where he enjoys exploring the city’s thriving culinary and music scenes, as well as outdoor activities such as golf, tennis and running.