William (Bill) S. Wimberley

is travelling.

Angestellt, Vice President, Strategic International Programs, Spright, div. of Air Methods

Weilheim i.OB, Germany

About me

Success in startup and emerging growth company business development and international expansion in W.Europe, N.America, LATAM, PacRim & UAE. Experience across multiple emerging technologies including Biotech, FinTech, Drone-tech, and Mgmt Consulting. Leadership experience in tech incubation, acceleration and a successful NASDAQ IPO. Further details, comment and references here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamswimberley/

Skills

Chief Business Development Officer
Strategy
Start-ups
SaaS
Big Data
Manager Business Development
Operations Manager
Sales & Marketing
Business Incubation
Chief Revenue Officer
Chief Operating Officer
FINTECH
Initial Public Offering
Crowdfunding
Social Media
Key performance indicators
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Blockchain
KPI
Turnaround Management
Agile
Agile Scrum
Lean management
Business process modeling
Online Marketing
Bigdata
CRM software
Operations management
M&A Consulting
Executive Coaching
Innovation Management
Drone
SEO
Training & Coaching
Executive Manager
Director
Going Public
Public speaking
Leadership Training
Microsoft
Europe
Middle East
Africa
Social Media Marketing
Agile Methods
Apple
Internet of Things
Financial Modeling
Customer marketing
Sales
Management
MS Office
Change Management
Key Account Management
Sales management
General Management
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning
Consulting
Coaching
Financial Analysis
Marketing
Analytics
Selling technique
Salesforce CRM
Divergent Thinker
Software Development
IoT
Pacific-Rim
Proforma
Company valuation
Team leadership
S.P.I.N. Selling
SPIN Methodology
A.I.
Business Consulting
Leadership
Creativity
Entrepreneurship
Responsible
independent
Strategist
innovative
Reliability
Business Development
International Business
International Business Development
English Language
Technology
Business strategy
Strategic Consulting
Organizational consulting
Chief Business Development Officer
Strategy
Start-ups
SaaS
Big Data
Manager Business Development
Operations Manager
Sales & Marketing
Business Incubation
Chief Revenue Officer
Chief Operating Officer
FINTECH
Initial Public Offering
Crowdfunding
Social Media
Key performance indicators
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Blockchain
KPI
Turnaround Management
Agile
Agile Scrum
Lean management
Business process modeling
Online Marketing
Bigdata
CRM software
Operations management
M&A Consulting
Executive Coaching
Innovation Management
Drone
SEO
Training & Coaching
Executive Manager
Director
Going Public
Public speaking
Leadership Training
Microsoft
Europe
Middle East
Africa
Social Media Marketing
Agile Methods
Apple
Internet of Things
Financial Modeling
Customer marketing
Sales
Management
MS Office
Change Management
Key Account Management
Sales management
General Management
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning
Consulting
Coaching
Financial Analysis
Marketing
Analytics
Selling technique
Salesforce CRM
Divergent Thinker
Software Development
IoT
Pacific-Rim
Proforma
Company valuation
Team leadership
S.P.I.N. Selling
SPIN Methodology
A.I.
Business Consulting
Leadership
Creativity
Entrepreneurship
Responsible
independent
Strategist
innovative
Reliability
Business Development
International Business
International Business Development
English Language
Technology
Business strategy
Strategic Consulting
Organizational consulting

Timeline

Professional experience for William (Bill) S. Wimberley

  • Current 2 years and 2 months, since Apr 2022

    Vice President, Strategic International Programs

    Spright, div. of Air Methods

    Hired away from Wingcopter in agreement with the CEO to further develop Wingcopter’s largest customer / partner, originally developed by me at Wingcopter. Currently developing new markets and securing strategic partners and customers in Asia, LATAM, North America & Europe with vertical industry focus on medical and infrastructure. Spright, a subsidiary of Air Methods, is a highly experienced Operator of various Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) for critical medical delivery and high-value infrastructure.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Aug 2019 - May 2022

    Head of Business Development (Global Markets)

    Wingcopter GmbH

    Responsible for global business development, including strategic partnerships and major account development. Current initiatives in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, Japan, S.E. Asia, Africa, and the Gulf States. German Accelerator program manager for Japan, S. Korea, SE Asia, and the USA. Developed new business opportunities for Wingcopter exceeding 30mm EUR. Wingcopter designs, produces and operates fully autonomous eVTOL, fixed-wing, BVLOS specific UAV (drones). More: www.wingcopter.com

  • 1 year and 1 month, Sep 2018 - Sep 2019

    Sr. Management Consultant

    Visioneering Associates

    Currently, a freelance management consultant working with two companies in Germany: 1) An Internaitonal SaaS / A.I. company based in Germany a) New business opportunities in the USA market b) Growth capital acquisition for international expansion 2) An Executive Training company a) New business growth and expansion in southern Germany I am available for additional freelance work or full-time employment. Current German Work Visa valid from 30.1.2019 to 29.1.2022 E.U. Blue Card #99420

  • 2018 - 2019

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Visioneering Associates (Consulting - Redwood City, CA)

    Led development of the new go-to-market strategy, including product and solution definitions, messaging and positioning for vertical markets, and associated pricing matrices and KPI's. Researched, evaluated and established new International sales, channels and partnership opportunities through my personal global business relationships in USA, EMEA, Australia & South America. Represented CAPE at ASIS Middle East Security Conference in Bahrain.

  • 2014 - 2018

    Chief Operating Officer / Co-Founder

    Crudefunders, LLC (SaaS - FinTech)

    FINTECH / EQUITY-CROWDFUNDING (Real Estate & Energy) Business development, strategic partnerships, operations and investor relations for the world's first and only FINTECH, SEC-compliant, equity-crowdfunding portal enabling non-accredited and accredited investors to invest directly in Energy projects and associated real estate across the USA. Crudefunders was the first, Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF & Reg D) portal in the energy industry. Several major projects funded to date. Others currently funding.

  • 2012 - 2014

    Chief Business Development Officer

    CNO Industries & Technologies ($2B Multi-Industry Conglomerate)

    MULTI-INDUSTRY CONGLOMERATE: Initially surveyed and evaluated all potential business development, expansion, investment and partnership options for the Choctaw Nation, and subsequently outlined a comprehensive business development and diversification strategy and implemented same across 10,000 sq. miles of territory. Industries included Renewable Energy, High-Tech, Retail, Business Incubation, and others. Extensive business development success with millions of dollars of new business.

  • 2011 - 2012

    Chief Business Development Officer

    Silk Road Solutions (International Management Consulting)

    INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTING: Leveraged my business skills and entrepreneurial experience to impact the economic growth, stability and sustainability of Afghanistan, functioning as a business development catalyst, strategist and liaison between ISAF (U.S. & coalition) military development, USAID / DAI, and Afghan Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) business owners in capacity and infrastructure nation building projects across the country including Kabul, Herat, Kunduz, Jalalabad and Kandahar.

  • 2007 - 2010

    President & Chief Revenue Officer / Co-Founder

    Precerche Life Sciences (SaaS - Biotech / Pharma)

    BIOTECH / PHARMACEUTICAL: Provided executive leadership in business strategy and planning (modeling and Proforma), product design and marketing, business development, and investor relations, including hiring of CTO and other key members of the initial DevOps Team. Also, assisted in the sale of a multi-million dollar project to the U.S. Navy (NMRC).

Educational background for William (Bill) S. Wimberley

  • International Business

    University of Texas

    European History, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Business writing, Business Law

Languages

  • French

    Basic

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Basic

Interests

Amateur sports & Fitness
Health & Wellness
Aerial Photography
Public speaking
Technology
Long-distance running
Tennis
Internet of Things
Skiing
Adventure Travel
Cryptocurrency
Robotics

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