Led by Bill Warner, the company’s founder, managing partner, and seasoned business consultant, the Paladin and Associates team brings their clients decades of accumulated business wisdom and diversified business expertise resulting from their leadership experience in public and private companies. This talented team of business consultants offers a customized approach to the scope of services for each engagement, based on the specific business needs of the client. They have extensive experience in business strategy development, business financing, strategic planning, business plan development, marketing and sales, financial forecasting, raising capital and the day-to-day management of business operations.
Bill is the founder and Managing Partner of Paladin and Associates, the Executive Director of EntreDot, a business mentoring organization, and a Fund Executive of the Inception Micro Angel Fund of Research Triangle Park (IMAF-RTP), an angel investor fund that has relationships throughout the southeast.
Bill has more than thirty-eight years of experience in the computer industry, with the last twenty years as a CEO and general manager responsible for computer software and hardware businesses. He most recently served as President and CEO of LiveWire Logic, a customer relationship management company in the service and support market. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Products and Services at Dialogic, an Intel Company, and a $400M computer telephony company headquartered in New Jersey. Prior to that, he held senior executive positions at Banyan Systems, SystemSoft and IBM.
His community service includes board directorships in the Association for Corporate Growth, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Cooperación Ortopédica Americano Nicaragüense and the Triangle Community Foundation’s Entrepreneurial Partnership, and is a member of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, Angel Capital Association, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry, North Carolina Technology Association and National Association of Corporate Directors. He also teaches in the entrepreneur programs at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business and NC State’s College of Management.