bill2Join us at Rotary on Monday, March 23rd as we welcome Bill Kirkland, Executive Director of the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator.  Guests are always welcomed and encouraged!  Hope everyone has a great weekend!



Bill Kirkland joined the USC / Columbia Technology Incubator as the Entrepreneur in Residence to provide early stage companies with strategic and operational planning, business development and investor management. Bill is also a Managing Partner of LK Global Consulting LLC.

Prior to founding LK Global Consulting, LLC, Bill served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Collexis Holdings, Inc. He was the company’s co-founder, helping to bring European technology into the American market in 2006. He managed the successful sale of the company and its subsidiaries to Reed Elsevier in June of 2010.

While at Collexis, he raised over $20M in private funds from global investors.

Prior to joining Collexis, Bill spent two decades serving in executive management positions with both IBM and Pfizer. Bill earned a degree from the University of South Carolina.