William is a Partner at SOS Ventures, a US$235m accelerator focused venture capital fund, and the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, China's first startup accelerator. William joined SOS Ventures from SingTel Innov8 where he was Managing Director supporting China investment activities. While at Innov8 he led investments in Yodo1 (mobile games), Gmobi (Android platform), Lekan (online video platform), and Massive Impact (mobile advertising) among others. Previously, William was a Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings, an early stage venture capital firm backed by Softbank of Japan and Cisco. While at SoftBank he led investments in Silk Road Telecom (mobile enterprise cloud SaaS), Playspan (payment platform acquired by Visa), Punch Entertainment (mobile game developer acquired by DeNA) and Peacesoft (Vietnam eCommerce and payment platform backed by eBay and MOL). William began his career as an equity research analyst most recently with Deutsche Bank where he was responsible for Internet and Telecom Equipment across Asia and China technology, media and telecom. In addition he covered Digital Media and Telecom Equipment companies at Bank of America Securities in San Francisco and PCs and Enterprise Hardware at Bear Stearns in New York. William began his technology investment career 18 years ago as a technology analyst in Taiwan.


In 2006 he was ranked #3 All-Asia analyst for Technology/Software and IT Services by Institutional Investor Magazine. In 2005, he was ranked #1 stock picker in Technology, Media and Telecom, and #3 overall for Hong Kong/China by Thomson Reuters Starmine as well as was a ranked analyst by Institutional Investor Magazine. He currently sits on the boards of directors/advisors for a number of companies including GMobi, Massive Impact, Silk Road Telecom, Socbay, iTalki, kineticONE as well as organizations including Angelvest (天使谷), the largest and most active angel investing group in China, and AAMA Shanghai and the Techyizu, Beijing Tech Hive, Digital Matters and AdTech: China events. He holds a BA from Bowdoin College.

賓威廉是風險投資公司SOS Ventures的合夥人,該公司為規模2.35億美元的創業加速器。他同時也擔任中國第一個創業加速器「中國加速」(Chinaaccelerator)的董事總經理。在加入SOS Ventures之前,他身為新加坡電信旗下新電投資公司(SingTel Innov8)的董事總經理,協助處理有關中國方面的投資活動。在新電投資公司任職期間,他主導許多投資案,包括手遊公司「游道易」(Yodo1)、Android系統服務平台「通用移動」(Gmobi)、線上視頻平台「樂看」(Lekan),以及行動廣告公司Massive Impact。此前,他曾擔任軟銀中印集團有限公司(Softbank China & India Holdings)的合夥人,該公司是由日本軟體銀行(Softbank)與思科(Cisco)合資的早期風險投資公司。他在軟銀中印集團有限公司期間,主導數起投資案,包括行動企業雲SaaS公司杭州世導通訊(Silk Road Telecom)、被Visa收購的支付平台Playspan、被DeNA收購的手遊開發商Punch Entertainment,以及由越南eBay和MOL投資的電商與支付平台Peacesoft。賓威廉的職業生涯始於德意志銀行(Deutsche Bank)股票分析師,負責研究亞洲互聯網和電信設備領域,以及中國的科技、媒體和電信領域。此外,他還曾負責舊金山美銀證券(Bank of America Securities)旗下的數位媒體和電信設備領域,以及紐約貝爾斯登公司(Bear Stearns)的PC和企業硬體領域。18年前,賓威廉開始了他的科技投資生涯,在臺灣任職技術分析師。2006年,榮獲財經雜誌《機構投資人》(Institutional Investor)技術/軟體暨IT服務領域亞洲第三名分析師;2005年湯森路透(Thomson Reuters)Starmine全球分析師評比,獲選為香港與中國地區科技、媒體、電信領域最佳選股分析師、綜合領域第三名選股分析師,同時亦榮登《機構投資人》名單。賓威廉目前擔任一些公司與機構的董事暨顧問,包括通用移動、Massive Impact、杭州世導通訊、Socbay、iTalki,動能之星(kineticONE),以及中國規模最大、最活躍的天使投資集團天使谷(Angelvest)、亞傑商會上海分會(AAMA Shanghai)、Techyizu、北京創業巢(Beijing Tech hive)、數位論壇Digital Matters、AdTech: China數位行銷展會等。賓威廉擁有美國鮑登學院(Bowdoin College)學士學位。