"Bill Williams has a magical ability to bring together the leaders in tech and media, and engage them in discussions on future of their industry. His impact is truly amazing."
Art Howe, CEO of PoP Mobile

Team

 

Meet the Team

BWG’s Principals have decades of experience both in operating technology businesses and in the finance industry.

They have a proven track record of understanding the issues that matter and focusing on the signal through the noise, and converting a conversation into actionable ideas.

BWG Events have become an essential part of my industry education, networking and promotional agenda. The topics are relevant and timely, and the participant mix is optimized across organizations and the market ecosystem.

Business happens better, faster and more profoundly as a result. Not to be missed!

Val Bercovici
Office of the CTO at Netapp

Bill Williams | Founder, CEO



Bill Williams

  • Former President of JNK Securities
  • Portfolio Manager at Eagle Asset Management
  • General Partner at CQ Partners, a Tech, Media Telecom hedge fund
  • Equity Research at Prudential Securities
  • Board of Directors, United Cerebral Palsy, New York City
  • University of Pennsylvania

Greg Irwin | Partner, COO



Greg Irwin

  • Former CEO of BigTwist, a venture funded SaaS software company
  • Business lead for audio, video and web conferencing at Avaya
  • Director of M&A and Strategy at Avaya
  • Vice President, Technology Investment Banking at Salomon Smith Barney
  • Dartmouth College, Electrical Engineering

Chris Johnson | Partner, CRO



Chris Johnson

  • Former Equity Research Sales & Trading at JNK Securities
  • Senior Sales Executive at Coleman Research Group
  • Senior Sales Executive at SNL Financial
  • Senior Account Executive at TheMarkets.com
  • Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

John Spitznagel | Managing Director, Healthcare


John is a seasoned, aggressive, experienced pharmaceutical executive who has had success in Big Pharma and Entrepreneurial Pharma in the US and Globally. Proven to be adept at Company Building, Financial and Team Building, Market Analysis, Targeting, Effective Promotion, Effective Acquisition and Licensing deals, John has deep, well defined contacts in the Healthcare Industry with Companies, Banks, Brokers, Marketing and Diligence Teams. He has been successful in partnering deals that have created substantial value for investors and shareholders in the companies he has helped lead as well as served as a consultant for. Having worked for Eli Lilly and Company, John moved into the entrepreneurial start up business with ESP Pharma followed by Esprit Pharma. John is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA Degree in Communications.

Michael Chilvers
Business Development

Alex Gonzalez
Sales & Account Management

Richard Hunt
Business Development

Lauren LaRezza
Office Manager

Brad Lyons
Business Development

Nick Sands
Business Development

Randy Spadola
Sales & Account Management

Kyle Taylor
Business Development