Board of Directors
William (Bill) Spruill is the co-founder and former CEO of Global Data Consortium (GDC), the most widely channel distributed global identity verification platform. In his tenure, he oversaw the formation of more than 50 enterprise channel relationships and established a cohort of more than 120 data suppliers creating a unique consortium business model that drove roughly $70M in revenues over the life of the business. Bill led the recent acquisition of GDC to the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) for $300 million making it one of the largest minority founder exits in the enterprise technology sector in U.S. history.
Bill is an active angel investor in the technology sector. Past investment exits include Union Metrics (sold to Trendkite/Cision); Magnus Health (private equity acquisition) and Loqate (acquired by GB Group UK). He is also an active mentor to founder teams globally helping to navigate early growth stage challenges and exit strategies.