Bill Frezza is a 40-year veteran of the technology industry. After graduating from MIT with training in both science and engineering, Bill spent his early years at Bell Laboratories; he has since worked as a product manager, salesman, marketer, entrepreneur, consultant, technology evangelist, and venture capitalist. Bill holds seven patents and spent 18 years investing in early-stage tech startups as general partner in a national venture capital firm. He’s written for publications such as the Freeman, The Daily Caller, RealClearMarkets, the Huffington Post, Forbes, and Bio-IT World and has appeared on TV and radio outlets including CNBC, Fox Business, TheBlaze, and WBAL. Bill has been a frequent public speaker for over 25 years, and is a regular guest lecturer on college campuses. In 2011 Bill was a finalist for the Hoiles Prize for excellence in American journalism and in October 2013, Bill was awarded the twentieth Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship. He is the recipient of the 2016 Beth Hoffman prize for economic writing from the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE).