Speaker Biography

William Band

Vice President, Principal Analyst

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

    Research Focus

    Bill serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. He is a leading expert on customer relationship management (CRM). His research focuses on helping organizations establish and validate CRM strategies, prioritize and focus CRM projects, build executive consensus, facilitate CRM vendor selection, and plan for project success.

    Bill is the author of two books on customer-driven business strategies: Creating Value for Customers: Designing and Implementing a Total Corporate Strategy and Touchstones: Ten New Ideas Revolutionizing Business. He was named one of CRM Magazine's 2007 Influential Leaders, which recognizes the foremost thinkers, visionaries, and achievers in the industry.

    Previous Work Experience

    Bill has extensive industry experience, with more than 25 years of leadership in several management consulting and systems integration firms. He was a managing director of CRM strategy with BearingPoint. Earlier in his career, he was a partner with both Accenture and Coopers & Lybrand Consulting.

    An accomplished public speaker, Bill also has delivered speeches at many events, including Forrester's Consumer Forum, Marketing Forum, and Business Technology Forum.

    Education

    Bill earned an MBA with Dean's List honors in marketing from the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario.