BILL REICHERT


THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$7,501 to $15,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: California

VIDEOS:

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • Unleashing the Innovators in Your Company
  • Leadership: How to Build a Successful Team
  • Top Ten Rules for Successful Innovation
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Myths and Realities
  • The Future of Clean Technology: Challenges and Opportunities

Categories

Management | Entrepreneurship | Environmentalism | Leadership

Biography

Bill Reichert is a company builder, an enabler of entrepreneurial visions. Bill searches the globe for brilliant entrepreneurial teams, focusing on the team's passion and commitment, not just numbers and spreadsheets. Bill is currently Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund that looks for "extraordinary entrepreneurs with unique technologies that can become great companies." As a co-founder of Garage along with Guy Kawasaki, Bill knows that entrepreneurship is about creating value, not just wealth. And great companies are started by brilliant teams, not just brilliant individuals.

As Bill describes it, "Perhaps the top indicator of success for an entrepreneurial team is that it's motivated by some higher goal, beyond ROI. ROI is key in every business plan, but what we look for from entrepreneurs is something that gives them a bigger goal than just being a little bit cheaper, a little bit faster, a little bit more economic for their potential customers." Companies of all sizes are interested in growth, so Bill's expertise in building companies and creating value resonates with a variety of industries. Bill also talks to companies about how to build a good management team, how to be adaptable, how to have a compelling Wow! statement instead of a mushy mission statement, and the importance of taking action.

Mr. Reichert has over 20 years of experience as an operating executive, and his programs are full of real life examples. His real-world experiences include time as a senior executive and sometimes co-founder at The Learning Company, Academic Systems, and other software and hardware companies.

Bill Reichert earned a B.A. at Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. He was a Founding Board member and a Chairman of the Churchill Club, and a Board Member of the Silicon Valley public and private organizations, including Stanford University and the University of California.

Mr. Reichert is also a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. The Council's main purpose is to provide a nonpartisan forum for informed policy debate. Bill has a passion for igniting forward-thinking conversations and engaging a broad audience in discussions about public policy and foreign relations.

Bill Reichert is also involved in specific global issues including the importance of technology innovation in the areas of energy, economic growth, global security, and the environment.

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Robert Tucker
Robert B. Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource, and an internationally recognized leader in the field of innovation. Formerly an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, he has been a consultant and keynote speaker since
More>>

Dewitt Jones
Dewitt Jones is one of America's top professional photographers. Twenty years as a freelancer for National Geographic, shooting stories all over the globe, has earned him a reputation as a world-class photojournalist. As a motion picture director, he
More>>

Nolan Bushnell
Nolan Bushnell is a technology pioneer and is often cited as the "Father of the Video Game Industry. He is best known as the founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theater. He is passionate
More>>

Craig Zablocki
Craig Zablocki has encouraged and inspired thousands of people with his unique blend of humor and authenticity. Described as a compelling combination of actor Robin Williams and PBS host Wayne Dyer, Mr. Zablocki is in the top two percent
More>>


TRANSLATE:
Cartier's achievements in Fine fake rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. Its past as an inventor and designer has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. The same swiss replica watches drive can be seen in the Maison's technical concepts: their freedom and importance have enabled Cartier to revolutionise the representation of time with replica watches Watchmaking pieces that adhere to the rolex replica Manufacture's highest standards.