William (Bill) is Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Research and Planning – Banking, Financial Markets and IT Services at Huawei Technologies, Shenzhen, China. Bill’s responsibilities include the further development of Huawei’s Financial Services Industry Strategy with research and formulation of new solutions encompassing technology and business architectures, emerging technologies centered on AI/Anaytics, Blockchain, Mobile/Digital and IoT, and evolving business models in the FinTech / RegTech era across the financial services sector.
Actively involved in developing cloud-based ‘as-a-Service’ solution offerings Bill is a leader in research for Huawei with Open APIs in banking, AI, blockchain, distributed ledger technology/ smart contracts across banking and financial markets.
Prior to joining Huawei in 2016, Bill was a CIO and CTO for a Blockchain Strategy and Technology company in the US, and a Principal Advisor for a CIO Advisory Consulting firm. Bill has spent most of his career with IBM, KPMG, and Wells Fargo Bank, stationed in Europe, Americas, and Asia Pacific regions working holding various senior management roles such as CIO, CTO, Principal Advisor and Executive Architect.
Bill has a proven track record over 24 years comprised of leadership through consulting design, and implementation of Enterprise IT system on an enterprise scale for global banking and financial markets corporations. His passion includes raising architectural maturity for organizations by aligning business and technical strategy, and leading and inspiring people to deliver outcomes and drive increased performance.