Member of the Board of Advisors
Co-Founder, Managing Director, Voyager Capital
Bill McAleer in the Managing Director of Voyager Capital – a west coast venture firm with $420 million under management in four funds, investing in digital, media, AI, software and cloud companies. Bill brings over 30 years of business experience and 20 years of senior executive and equity financing experience in the information technology industry.
Bill has served on the boards of 27 companies with 17 exits including Amplitude, Attenex, Melodeo, NetPodium and Tegic Communications. He currently serves on the boards of Zipwhip, eCornell, KodaCloud, and Placecast, and previously served on the boards of Medify and Yapta. He was also a past director for Avocent (NASDAQ: AVCT), a public technology company acquired in late 2009 by Emerson for $1.2 billion.
Prior to co-founding Voyager in 1997, Bill was President of e.liance Partners, a consulting firm that advised information technology companies on strategy, venture financing and corporate partnering. He also served as Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Aldus from 1988 to 1994, where he was responsible for global finance, legal, operations, and acquisition activities, including completing the merger with Adobe in 1994. He also served as a senior executive, Vice President at Westin Hotels from 1979 to 1987.
Bill is active in several industry organizations, in the past serving as director of both the Washington Technology Industry Association and Washington Technology Alliance . He was a member of the Advisory Board for DEMO, and the Advisory Board for Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Business and the Cornell Center for Entrepreneurship. He is also a former member of the Cornell Council. Bill has been a featured speaker at industry conferences and panels. Bill earned a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.