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.
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 CTO of xTV & System Architect of txtSmarter. 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.

He 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”.