Founder and CEO
As head of the Saugatuck Technology business unit at ISG, Bill is a recognized and influential thought leader in the world business computing. In addition to his leadership responsibilities for the BU, Bill spearheads research into evolving business models as a result of the shift to Cloud and Digital Business, and how today’s digital disruptions are reshaping the way we work.
Bill has more than 30 years of experience as a research leader, as well as in business strategy, product management, finance and marketing. Prior to ISGs acquisition of Saugatuck in 2015, Bill launched and built Saugatuck into a leading subscription research and advisory focused on the most important and disruptive trends and technologies driving change in business computing. Previous to this, Bill spent more than a dozen years with Gartner, the last five as GVP and Research Fellow responsible for guiding the firm’s overall research agenda in addition to leading its IT Management practice which focused on CIO governance and sourcing issues.
Prior to this, Bill headed up Product Strategy for Gartner after several years as a lead analyst focused on enterprise software strategies. Earlier in his career he held strategic planning, financial management and marketing leadership roles at CBS, HBO, Comshare and the Institute for Social Research.
Bill is a University of Michigan alumnus.