BeyondKONA (2018 – )
Bill relocated to Hawai’i in 2013. He has committed time and resources in assisting Hawaii’s advancement to a sustainable environment and clean energy economy. His volunteer activities are highlighted by three years as a board director of Community Enterprises and in the growth of the organization’s West Hawai’i Forums series. In 2018, Bill left Community Enterprises to dedicate his time to BeyondKona.
In July 2018, Bill launched a new online publication, BeyondKONA, with the mission to inform, organize, and promote community leadership and civic activism towards a sustainable future for all.
BeyondKONA seeks to advance the public presentation of information resources that will assist the island communities of Hawai’i in their development of meaningful public policy, and economic opportunities in the advancement of Hawaii’s clean energy economy.
- Chief Executive, Globetrans EC (1998-2017)
In 1998, Bill launched his third start-up company, Globetrans EC, focusing on the emerging clean energy technology sector. With clients based in the US and Europe, Bill and his team developed and enabled A & B funding rounds for young and emerging technology companies developing and delivering environmentally sustainable energy solutions. Globetrans was originally based on the mainland, before relocating to Hawai’i in 2014 to focus on serving Hawai’i in its transition to a clean energy economy.