Bill Collis Joins Random42 as Chairman
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Collis as the new Random42 Chairman.
Bill has a scientific background with a PhD in Signal Processing and extensive experience in various leadership roles, both executive and non-executive. He currently acts as both Chairman and Director for various other private equity backed companies. In addition to Random42, he is also Chairman of Disguise and sits on the boards of Cubic Motion and Exocad.
Previously, Bill has served as CEO and President of The Foundry, where he led over a decade of change and innovation, transforming a niche London-based visual effects software company into a global, award-winning tech company. He has vast experience in venture capital and private equity funding, intellectual property licensing, mergers and acquisitions and accessing international markets.
Bill’s leadership skills earned him an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2012 and he is also the proud owner of numerous patents, a major feature movie credit, plus a prestigious Scientific and Technical Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for technology contributions to film.