|Swarthmore College, B.A.|
|Wharton School, MBA|
|Rice University, Ph.D.|
Bill Nelson is the Board Mermber at Carbonite.
Bill Nelson has served as the CEO of several software companies over the past 20 years, most recently as Chairman and CEO of Geac. Under Bill’s direction, Geac grew from a small hardware manufacturer to the largest software company in Canada with revenues of approximately CDN $1B.
Prior to Geac, Bill was President & CEO of On-Line Software (NYSE), President & COO of Pansophic Systems (NYSE), and CEO of Pilot Software.
Bill was a member of the White House Conference Task Force for Information Services of the National Commission of Libraries and Information Sciences during the Carter administration.
He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the National Association Of Business Economists and a board member of ADAPSO (a software industry association).
Recently, Bill has served on the Boards of several public and private companies including,
Geac (NASDAQ and TSE),
Catalyst International (NASDAQ),
HealthGate Data (NASDAQ),
Bill holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Swarthmore College.
An M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School.
A Ph.D. in Economics from Rice University.
Earlier in his career, Bill was a National Science Foundation Fellow in Economics, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Washington University and has taught economics and finance at both the University of Texas and the University of Missouri.