Bill Angeloni

Strategic Advisor, San Francisco

Bill Angeloni is the co-founder and director of Tenzing Consulting. He has over 25 years of experience as an executive and management consultant driving operational excellence and performance improvement for clients around the world. He has led global initiatives for Fortune 500 clients from diversified manufacturing, to process industries and high tech. These projects have spanned strategy, supply chain, and operations. Also, Bill has held industry leadership roles as a General Manager, CFO, CEO, and board member. He has founded four companies and worked with over 30 start-ups over the last 15 years in various roles.

In his prior experience, Bill was the President and CEO of Exostar LLC, a joint venture between aerospace giants BAE Systems, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Rolls-Royce. He was brought in by the board to turn around the business after a $100 million investment. Under his leadership, the company tripled revenues in three years, achieved profitability for the first time, and grew its supplier network to over 40,000 companies in 24 countries. As a result, Exostar was named one of the leading fast-growth technology company by Deloitte, Manufacturing Business Technology, and SmartCEO magazine. In recognition of his industry leadership, he was elected to the Board of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association.

Bill co-founded C2FO, a company creating markets for working capital from large corporations’ accounts payables. As Executive Vice President responsible for sales, strategy, and channel relationships, he led the effort to secure the first $300 billion of working capital into the market eco-system.

Bill was also an executive at FreeMarkets, a pioneer company in “e-sourcing” that revolutionized 21st-century procurement. He opened the European office and subsequently ran the Aerospace and Defense business unit, where he made instrumental contributions in growing the business from $1 million in 1998 to nearly $200 million in 2001. FreeMarkets was acquired by Ariba in 2004.

Bill has served in various roles consulting with A.T. Kearney, The Canaan Group Ltd. (a Booz Allen spin-off), United Airlines, and the United States Navy. He holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.