BeyondKONA (2018 – )
In July 2018, Bill launched a new private venture, BeyondKONA. With the mission to inform, organize, and promote pro-active community leadership and civic activism, BeyondKONA seeks to enable the public presentation of information resources that will assist in the development of meaningful public policy, innovation, and economic opportunity in the advancement of Hawaii’s clean energy economy.
Bill relocated to Hawai’i in 2013. He has committed time and resources in assisting Hawaii’s advancement to a sustainable environment and 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.com.
Chairman of the Board, President of Community Enterprises (2017)
Board of Directors Community Enterprises (2015-2017), dba Community Forums
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 — http://globetrans-ec.com
- 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.