Meet William C. Weiss

Chairman and CEO: The Promar Group LLC
Chairman of the Board: iFOCOS
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William C. Weiss

William C. Weiss

Weiss is a renowned strategic thinker, board participant and experienced senior executive. He has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high net worth investors with counsel and execution assistance, utilizing his ideas and methods, for more than 30 years. He works in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Bill’s areas of expertise include media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies. His unique way of analyzing and accessing the business landscape offers a fresh strategic framework for understanding how technology and change can open new growth possibilities. He also brings substantial experience in applying those frameworks for action.

Bill’s “Design a Future©” methodology identifies four key principles necessary to gain and maintain success. Clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, Toshiba and others.

His involvement includes boards of directors, advisory roles, keynotes and executive leadership presentations.

Board and Advisory positions include:

  • Advisor to the President and Executive Team, Travel Channel Media
  • Advisor to the CEO and Executive Team, SAS Institute
  • Co-Founder Chairman, Board of Directors, iFOCOS, The Institute for the Connected Society
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Vocel
  • Advisory Board member, eMotive Communications, Inc.
  • Advisor to the CEO and Executive Team, Discovery Communications, Inc.
  • Advisor to the Executive Team, Ericsson, Inc.
  • Advisor to the Executive Team, IBM Corporation, Lotus Software Division
  • Partner, Quantum Capital
  • Partner, IdeaEdge Ventures
  • Member, Strategic Advisory Board and Commencement Speaker, North Carolina State University, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering
  • Infowave Software (Toronto Listed)

  • Keynote Speaker:

  • European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) in Barcelona, Spain
  • General Electric, Executive Education

  • Bill has a degree in Computer Science, from North Carolina State University.

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