As CIO at Clyde Companies, Bill leads the Information and Technology Services (ITS) department that establishes, manages, and provides strategic direction for the information systems and technologies used across all of Clyde Companies subsidiaries. Prior to working for Clyde Companies, Bill was employed in senior leadership positions for 20 years at Brigham Young University and most recently The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he managed significant efforts that spanned IT development and services throughout the world. His IT leadership experience in a global setting across 60+ nations while employed for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints equipped him with a unique skill set to tackle large and varied company needs in very specific settings. In addition, Bill was part of a small team of executives that traveled to various parts of the world including Russia, Ukraine, and Brazil to do technology reviews for the LDS Church in those areas. While employed at BYU, Bill was given the responsibility to manage the technology development and deployment in BYU’s Center for Near Eastern Studies in Israel. He traveled to Israel on a number of occasions and worked to establish relationships of trust with local technologists there.
Bill has been recognized many times throughout his career for his unique skill set that crosses technology, business, and communication skill sets and for his ability to establish and implement organizational and technical vision. For the last 25 years, Bill has owned and run a private technology consulting company. He started this company after he was recruited out of college to help establish information systems for an international business consulting firm based in New York, New York. He continues this work to this day and has applied this same skillset for several other companies that continue to rely on his expertise and forward thinking in the technology field.
Bill has devoted much of his personal time to the Boys Scouts of America over the past 15 years. An Eagle Scout himself, Bill has served as a BSA Executive Officer, Unit Commissioner, Scout Master as well as many local volunteer positions. Throughout his scouting service, he has helped local units implement technology to aid their work and he has been instrumental in coaching many boys as they advance to the rank of Eagle Scout.
Bill graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems. Aside from his technology interests, Bill also enjoys hiking, camping, current world issues, politics, music and working in the yard. He and his wife Susan have six children and live in Springville, Utah.