Bill L.

Vice President | Business Development | Semiconductors (Radar, Object Detection, Microcontrollers)

United States of America

Highly experienced global sales and business development executive in global semiconductor industry, including signal microcontrollers, radar detection systems, object detection and sensing technology...see more

  • Automotive
  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Metal Manufacturing


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Vice President Worldwide Business Development

indie Semiconductor
2 years
Current position
Oct 2020 - Present
indie Semiconductor designs and manufacturs custom mixed-signal microcontrollers (chips using ARM cores) for automotive, medical, industrial, and consumer applications. Our microcontrol...see more

VP of Sales and Business Development

4 years
Dec 2016 - Oct 2020
Develop and Manage Sales for an Exciting and New High Resolution Radar Company focused on L2-L5 Automotive Safety (autonomous driving).

Director of NA Sales

2 years
Mar 2015 - Nov 2016
Served a key role driving revenue through agreements for the sale of products. Captured design wins with drone manufacturers, lighting companies, and major accounts. LeddarTech® is the ...see more

Director of US Sales

2 years
Oct 2013 - Apr 2016

North American Sales

indie Semiconductor
7 years
Dec 2010 - Dec 2017
Sales for North American region. Indie designs and manufactures custom, microcontroller-based chips, using ARM cores. We replace most of the contents of a printed circuit board with a s...see more

Director of East United States Sales

5 years
Dec 2009 - Dec 2014

Sales Consultant

3 years
Dec 2009 - Dec 2012

President and Founder

Affinity Alliance LLC
5 years
Oct 2007 - Jul 2012
Sales Consultant to small businesses and start ups in the high technology industry. Companies represented over the period of time included GateRocket, SiliconBlue, Tierlogic, Cswitch, G...see more


Techlink Sales
12 years
Dec 2006 - Dec 2018
Responsible for driving business development, providing guidance to small businesses and start-ups seeking advice on sales and sales management strategies. Client in Automotive, Militar...see more

Senior Director of Global Strategic Accounts

Altera Corporation
2 years
Sep 2005 - Oct 2007
Delivered revenue through agreements for FPGAs with Tier 1 Fortune 500 clients on a global basis, sustaining over $650MM in annual sales. Focused efforts and resources towards the goal ...see more

Senior Director of the Computer and Storage Group

Xilinx Inc.
1 year
Jun 2004 - Sep 2005
★ Created and deployed a strategic vision and business plan to manage the Sales, Applications, and Marketing teams. ★ Responsible for creating a value proposition and applications to dr...see more

Senior Director of the Global Account Team

Xilinx Inc.
2 years
Sep 2002 - Jun 2004
★ Directed the global account team operating out of San Jose and Dublin, Ireland, responsible for 60% of total corporate revenue from 15 global and 25 strategic clients. ★ Managed a 20-...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Automotive
  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Metal Manufacturing


  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Product Management
  • Go-to-market Strategy
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Technology Development
  • Semiconductors
  • Sales Process
  • Product Launching
  • EDA
  • IC
  • FPGA