Bill Manning

I'm a technical, marketing product strategist and code monkey for emerging technologies with over 15 years of experience in building and developing successful startup products and teams.
I lead various product development teams in hardware and software though the complete product life cycle from concept to successful M&A; at 3 successful startups:

  • Octane Software Acquired by E.piphany for $3.2 Billion US (2000)
  • PostX Acquired by Cisco (2006)
  • 4Home Acquired by Motorola Mobility (2010)

Recently various starups world wide, including Head of Research at xTV. I also worked as Senior Multimedia Network Partner at Vodafone Group of Vodafone Xone (their incubator and venture fund). Vodafone is one of the world's largest mobile companies. I currently advise a handful of startups and help them get started.

I was also System Engineer at Motorola Mobility (formerly 4Home). 4Home won 9 CES Awards in 5 years (including 2009 CES "Best of Show"), Fast Company "Fast 50", Telecom Council "Most Exciting Startup”.