Executive in Residence
Department of Management
Bill Bellows is a Co-Founder and former Managing Partner of Copithorne & Bellows, a Silicon-Valley based global consulting firm for technology companies that provided market research and business strategy, competitive positioning, industry analyst and marketing communications services to multi-national technology firms like Hewlett-Packard and Fujitsu, venture-funded companies such as Xilinx and Citrix and industry consortiums including the Open Software Foundation and the Fibre Channel Systems Initiative. Founded in 1986, the company was named to the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in America for three consecutive years and worked closely with a number of leading venture capital firms, including Warburg Pincus and Accel Partners. The firm was acquired in 1996 by Omnicom, a $22 billion advertising and marketing holding company.
Professor Bellows left in 2000 and served as President of Veritect, Inc., a Northern Virginia subsidiary of Veridian Corporation, later acquired by General Dynamics. He also served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Red Creek Communications and played a significant role in the acquisition of the company by Sonic Wall, now owned by Dell Computer. He is a co-founder and leader of OneWhitePixel, an early-stage mobile app development company based in Reston, VA and Utrecht, NL.
Professor Bellows has taught entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering and has served as a frequent judge for the university's annual business plan competition. He has been a guest lecturer and speaker at several universities and numerous industry organizations and served as an executive consultant to founders and advisory board member of a number of Virginia technology and professional services companies.
B.A. Marist College
- KSB - Management
- Kogod - 5
- Mondays and Thursdays 3 pm to 6 pm and by appointment. Also available for Skype calls
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