Bill Perry Venture Advisor at Vision Ridge Partners, LLC  LinkedIn

Bill Perry

Venture Advisor at Vision Ridge Partners, LLC 

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Bill serves as Venture Advisor at Infield Capital and Vision Ridge, where he is active across a broad spectrum, including: fund strategy, sector research, deal identification and screening, deal structuring and negotiation, and development of portfolio companies.

Bill came to Colorado in 1982 as President of Precision Visuals, Inc. (a software company focused on engineering graphics). He built the venture from a ten person garage shop into number 49 on the Top 100 Software Company list. In the early 2000s, he developed Webroot Software, Inc. into his second Top 100 company.

He is also co-founder, and continues to serve with SoftBridge Advisors. Under his leadership, SoftBridge has logged three IPOs, seventeen successful mergers, and raised or assisted in over sixty financings.

Bill spent the early years of his career in large corporations, with key assignments as off-highway, then later on-highway marketing manager at Detroit Diesel Allison (a $1bn line of industrial products), and as chief financial officer of a rapidly growing, Latin American telecom group. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from MIT, an MBA from Harvard, and is a recipient of Esprit’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship.

Raised in Scotland, he speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese.