Bill Robbins runs the show at Convergent Management, Inc., through which he keeps a look-out for interesting business and investment opportunities, manages family affairs and pursues a variety of professional and personal interests.
Bill has more than 35 years of experience in the corporate and start-up worlds (pharma, biotech, medical devices and technology) and in seed-stage venture investing. As Founder and Managing Director of Convergent Ventures, LLC, and Convergent Investors, LLC, Bill (and colleagues), created, funded and directly managed start-up companies based on world-class science and technology from the California Institute of Technology and the University of California - Los Angeles. Bill has also engaged in technology sourcing and venture development in Israel, where he has ongoing professional and personal interests.
In addition, Bill has significant, hands-on entrepreneurial and operational experience in the outdoor products industry, inspired by his personal interests in cycling, winter sports and shooting.
Bill is a published author and editor of non-fiction books and articles. He has written two business books based on his experiences as a seed-stage investor and edits manuscripts for authors of academic and special-interest books and journal articles in the health sciences and other scholarly and professional fields.
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