Bill Magill

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

Bill Magill is the Director of Science Entrepreneurship at INSEAD, where he also teaches courses in technology commercialisation, fundraising and private equity. He manages the Sci-Tech Commercialiser Programme on the Fontainebleau campus, which was awarded the 2012 Innovation of the Year by the Association of MBAs. Bill has been working with technology companies internationally for more than 25 years. As a partner in the Silicon Valley venture fund, TeleSoft Partners, Bill has invested in photonics-enabled companies in the US, Europe and Israel. He's also been a senior equities analyst with Banc of America Securities and market analyst at RHK and ElectroniCast. Bill started his career building laser systems at TRW and later Livermore National Labs. He received an MBA from San Francisco State University and a BA in economics from the University of California, Davis. He also has a degree as an associate of applied science in lasers and electro-optics from Texas State Technical Institute. Bill is founder of the Intérprize Group, bringing guidance to post core careers, and a citizen of both the US and France.

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