Bill Tam

Former President & CEO of BC Tech

Bill Tam, Past President & CEO of BC Tech, has been actively involved in guiding the success of entrepreneurial companies as a founder, executive, investor, advisor and board member for the past 20 years. He first joined BC Tech as a CEO-in-Residence with the Centre4Growth program, advising over 30 companies from startups to mid-stage technology firms. Prior to BC Tech, Bill was the CEO of EQO Communications, a mobile startup that created the first mobile Skype application.

Bill has held senior executive positions at AT&T, Rogers, Jones Cable, Infowave Software and Bell Canada. He currently lends his expertise as an industry advisor for BCNet, Simon Fraser University and UBC; and volunteers his time supporting students and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Bill holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from McGill University.