Bill Manning

San Francisco Bay Area

I am a technical and marketing product strategist 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 IPO and 3 x M&A 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)

· XTV Networks

IPO of XTV (ASX) (Feb 2015)

Served 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. 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"

  • Work
    • CTO of XTV