Bill Lyman is Partner and Founder of Lyman Management Group, consulting in venture capital, business acquisition, special investment situations and shareholder disputes.
Prior to his consulting work, Bill was a General Partner at Alliance Technology Ventures, investing in early-stage ventures across the US, primarily in the software, semiconductor and communications segments. He served on the board of Synchrologic (sold to Pumatech), and the board and audit committees for both Cygnal (Sold to Silicon Labs), and SyChip (sold to Murata). Bill also served as a board observer for several portfolio companies.
Bill previously worked as an associate equity analyst for NationsBanc Montgomery Securities and Salomon Smith Barney, and as a Product Manager at Subscriber Computing, Inc., a venture-backed company providing software and services to the wireless communications industry (acquired by Corsair Communications). Prior to SCI, Bill co-founded International Software Machines, spent five years with Motorola in its semiconductor and cellular infrastructure groups, held various positions with Square D's Automation Products Division and worked at the National Security Agency, where he held a top secret security clearance. Bill also served in the US Marine Corps Reserves.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Bill received his MBA with concentrations in analytic finance and economics from the University of Chicago and his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Marquette University.
Bill serves as a mentor for the Robert A. Toigo Foundation's Fellows program for students at Columbia, Northwestern (Kellogg), University of Chicago, and Yale. Fellowship Bill is a member of KFP Class 5 and served his fellowship at Alliance Technology Ventures (ATV) in Alpharetta, GA with mentor Mike Henos.
Bill is a member of Class 5 and served his fellowship at Alliance Technology Ventures (ATV) in Alpharetta, GA with mentor Mike Henos.