Co-Founder OzAPP Awards, Co-Founder MaiTai Global, Co-Founder Extreme Tech Challenge and Venture Capitalist Charles River Ventures.


Bill Tai established the Silicon Valley office for Charles River Ventures and is a Partner Emeritus backing Scribd and on CRV’s behalf.  As an individual he is a Founding Chairman of Treasure Data, Inc.; a Board Director of BitFury, and Voxer Inc.  He is a lead angel investor in hit companies including Tango.meTweetdeck/Twitter, and


In the Australia he is a lead seed investor in a number of companies including CanvaHeyYou, Safety CultureShoes of Prey, and a backer and advisor to Blackbird Ventures.


Previously Bill served as Partner at IVP, and was Founding CEO of iAsiaWorks (IPO via Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley).  He was also Founding Chairman of IPinfusion (Tokyo:4813) and past Board Director of 7 publicly listed companies: AWRD EGHT IAWK NPIX TMTA TUNE and IMGO.


He serves on the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Committee is an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University in Perth Australia and co-founder of MaiTai Global a 501(c)3 dedicated to preserving the ocean and its related ecosystems.  He holds a BSEE with Honors from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Harvard.

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