- Latest investment
- Aug 07 2014
- No. of Startups
Ben Silberman, CEO and co-founder, Pinterest: “Bill is genuinely enthusiastic about entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. He has an enviable combination of excitement and wisdom.”
Eric Schmidt, Ex-CEO, Google: “Bill has the unique ability to dream up what the future will be and to build it.”
Masayoshi Son, CEO, SOFTBANK: “Bill Lohse is one of my favorite CEO’s. He has done an incredible job building SOFTBANK Forums into the world’s leader in technology events and conferences."
William Ziff, CEO of Ziff Davis Publishing, 1952–1994. “Bill is a dynamic and innovative leader... With PC Magazine, he led the most successful turn-around in American publishing history. I know him to be a superb executive from every point of view. His entrepreneurial energy, thoughtful strategic mind and attention to detail make a big difference. Bill Lohse is one of the finest executives in the computer industry. His knowledge and leadership have been invaluable to us. I have the highest personal regard for Bill.”
William Sahlman, Harvard Business School: “Bill Lohse's vast experience in the industry gives him wisdom and insight few can match. He has traveled the entire landscape, from applications software to online and offline services. His experience spans the entire globe. He is an amazing resource to all who value breadth and depth.”
Ted Leonsis, sports entrepreneur and ex-Vice-Chairman for AOL: “I have known and worked with Bill since the mid-80’s, and believe he is one of the most talented, knowledgeable, and honest executives in our industry. Bill has a very broad and deep understanding of the dynamics of the technology industry, and has participated—as a leader—in just about every part of the value chain. He is one of the few executives who have been able to successfully straddle technology, business, financial, and creative endeavors. Perhaps more importantly, Bill is a man of great personal integrity. And he gets results."
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