Mr. Battison is a Managing Partner of ACG and has over 30 years of operational and deal experience in finance, marketing, operations, and technology. Prior to co-founding Angeles Capital Group he was President and CEO of two Internet companies: RXN Radio, a startup in the interactive radio and telematics arena, and BuyItNow, Inc., a $90+ million revenue e-commerce venture. Previously, he was EVP of Valence Technologies (VLNC), a developer of high tech energy solutions and before that EVP and COO of Iwerks Entertainment (IWRK), where he was responsible for strategic alliances and acquisitions. Also, he spent 9 years as President and CFO of Westwood One, Inc. (WWON), the largest radio network in the country. Bill was with ABC in New York for 5 years as SVP Finance and was responsible for leading the conversion of the radio network industry to satellite distribution. Prior to ABC, he was a Management Consultant in the Technology Management Group of Booz Allen & Hamilton, working in New York and London.
Bill has a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden Graduate Business School of UVa. He is currently on the board of several companies in the technology, entertainment and senior living industries. He is a director emeritus of the Pasadena Angels, an early stage investment group.
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