Bill Robbins runs the show at Convergent Management, Inc., through which he keeps a look-out for interesting business and investment opportunities, primarily in tech and healthcare and advises entrepreneurs and business owners.
Bill has more than 35 years of experience in the corporate and start-up world (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 non-fiction author and editor, having written two business books based on his experience as a seed-stage investor, and edits manuscripts for professional, academic, and special-interest books and journal articles in the sciences and other technical or scholarly subjects.