President and CEO, Discovery Education
Bill is an acknowledged thought leader on digital learning and innovation in the education industry. Since joining Discovery Education in 2007, he has transformed the division into the nation’s leading provider of digital content for K–12 classrooms. Bill successfully launched the development and implementation of interactive digital textbooks, or “Techbooks,” and the company’s work in public-private partnerships to provide needed resources to schools and communities at no cost. Acknowledged for his passion and commitment to excellence and innovation in education, EdTech Digest recognized Bill with their prestigious Leadership Award. Bill is is currently a trustee for the Committee for Economic Development and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. Additionally, he serves on the Board for the Central Piedmont Community College Foundation, Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing Education Foundation, T Howard Foundation, and the UNC School of Media and Journalism Board of Advisors.