Beyond the Pitch
Startup Grind Columbus Hosts Bill Forquer, Entrepreneur | Investor | Advisor
Principal – Priiva Consulting
Bill has made a career of launching products inside big companies, as spin-outs, and in start-ups. Today, Bill is an angel investor, strategy advisor and board-member. Bill also consults for Priiva, a boutique firm that specializes in applying game theory to simulate competitive response and optimize acquisition and exit scenarios. Most recently, Bill was CEO at start-up RealWeld Systems which was acquired after 2.5 years in business. Previously, Bill also led a variety of strategic initiatives at Open Text Corp as the company grew from $60M to $1B in revenue during his tenure. Bill began his career at Battelle/Information Dimensions. Bill received a B.S. degree in Math Education and a M.S. degree in Computer & Information Science, both from The Ohio State University. You can follow Bill through his blog There is No Someday or on Twitter at @billforquer.
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