William K. Bryant

Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

William K. Bryant

William K. Bryant

Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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3Guppies, Inc.
Mobile Operandi Communications Corp.
NetBot, Inc.

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Number of Boards

44

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Founder at Bright Computing, Inc.

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Partner at Draper Esprit Plc

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Vice Chairman at Colorado Venture Capital Authority

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Co-Founder at Appian Capital Management, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Misty Robotics, Inc.

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Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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President at Topaz Group, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Chef Software, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Chef Software, Inc.

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Managing Director at Activate Capital

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William K. Bryant
Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.
Education
BA in European History
Class of 1983

Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10 acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of the oldest public universities on the West Coast. We’re deeply committed to upholding the responsibility that comes with that legacy. And being public has always meant being accessible. Anyone can enjoy and be enriched by all the UW has to offer, including world-class libraries, art, music, drama, sports and the highest quality medical care in Washington state. Being public also means being engaged with our communities, and through knowledge and discovery we are elevating the quality of lives of others.

MBA

University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business is the business school at the University of Washington, Seattle. It was founded in 1917 and is the second oldest institution of management education on the West Coast (behind the Haas School of Business). The school has nearly 46,000 alumni, and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The School is one of four U.S. business schools to earn the EQUIS. The school offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Enrollment each year is about 2,500 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs and over 1,000 working professionals in its executive education seminars and lifelong learning programs. Foster School of Business MBA program is ranked as 23rd in the nation by US News and 37th by Businessweek. An objective ranking of Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index by Academic Analytics ranks University of Washington #1 in research productivity in Business Administration and #8 in marketing.The Foster School's Custom Executive Education Programs are ranked fourth of their kind by The Economist. UW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is ranked fifth best in the country by Entrepreneur magazine.

Career History
Partner
Current

Threshold Ventures focuses on early-stage investments in a variety of emerging technologies including: energy/clean technology, enterprise applications and services, media/advertising, consumer services and transactions, life sciences, mobile/wireless and nanotechnology. The firm seeks to invest in fast-growing companies that are operating in emerging markets.

Partner, DFJ & Board Member, Bright Computing
Current

Bright Computing, Inc. develops software for managing groups of computer servers and equipment. Its product Bright Cluster Manager provides a unified solution for the provisioning, scheduling, monitoring, and management of HPC clusters, Hadoop clusters, and OpenStack clouds. The firm's customer base includes global academic, governmental, financial, healthcare, manufacturing, oil/gas/energy, and pharmaceutical organizations such as Boeing, Intel, NASA, Stanford University, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The company was founded by Matthijs van Leeuwen in 2009 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Connectivity Partner
Current

Appian Ventures makes investments in software and technologies that enable applied connectivity. Their emphasis is on seed and early-stage technology companies located in the Western US. They may also consider growth or late stage companies. Appian Ventures' preferred initial investment is $1 million to $2 million. Their minimum investment size is $500,000 and their maximum is $5 million.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Bright Computing, Inc. develops software for managing groups of computer servers and equipment. Its product Bright Cluster Manager provides a unified solution for the provisioning, scheduling, monitoring, and management of HPC clusters, Hadoop clusters, and OpenStack clouds. The firm’s customer base includes global academic, governmental, financial, healthcare, manufacturing, oil/gas/energy, and pharmaceutical organizations such as Boeing, Intel, NASA, Stanford University, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The company was founded by Matthijs van Leeuwen in 2009 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Chairman
Prior

Qpass, Inc. develops software for mobile carriers. It enables the marketing and merchandising of digital goods and services, as well as provides mobile content through network of portals. The company serves convergent service providers and internet portals, as well as MVNOs, VoIP, cable and broadband markets. Qpass was founded by Chase Franklin in 1997 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Chairman
Prior

Medio Systems, Inc. provides predictive mobile and analytics solutions. It leverages predictive models to optimize mobile customer acquisition, retention and monetization using a cloud-based infrastructure for collecting and analyzing customer activity data. The company was founded by David B. Bluhm, William K. Byant, Brian Lent, and Michael Libes in 2004 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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King Digital Entertainment Plc purchases Z2, Inc. from Threshold Ventures, Inc., Madrona Venture Group LLC

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SteamFunk Labs, Inc. provides a social tool for creating first impression online. The company was founded by Todd Silverstein, Eli Tucker, and Jeff Cutler-Stamm in 2011 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, OR.

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Delve Networks, Inc. provided an on-line solution to manage, publish, measure and monetize web videos. The company was founded by Alexander Castro and Jonathan Thompson in 2006 and was headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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Medio Systems, Inc. provides predictive mobile and analytics solutions. It leverages predictive models to optimize mobile customer acquisition, retention and monetization using a cloud-based infrastructure for collecting and analyzing customer activity data. The company was founded by David B. Bluhm, William K. Byant, Brian Lent, and Michael Libes in 2004 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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