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William King IV
Co-Founder and Chairman, Lightbrite
Executive Advisory Board
William King IV

Biography at a Glance

William King (BSBA 2002) is the founder and former chairman of Zephyr Health; the Insights-as-a-service leader harnessing the power of global health data to help life sciences companies engage the right physicians, accounts and institutions. He is passionate about creating innovative solutions to advance efficiency, strategy and tactical problem solving for Life Sciences companies.

Under his leadership, Zephyr Health has grown to serve leading pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies globally. Zephyr has also received numerous industry accolades, including being named one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Life Science,” PM360’s “Most Innovative Start-ups in 2015,” and Insights Success’ “20 Most Valuable
Enterprise Big Data Companies.” William was honored as “100 Most Influential People in Life Sciences” in 2016.

At Johnson & Johnson, William held a range of global leadership positions in sales, marketing, training and strategy. He was also a member of the International Development Program for global leadership and people development. William has participated in some of the industry’s most prestigious conferences including Big Data in BioMedicine, BIO International Convention and Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit. He speaks regularly on:

• What you Need to Know About Creating a Big Data Strategy
• Big Data and Analytics: Strategy through Execution
• Game-changing technologies: The Rise of Blockchain
• Advancing Technology in Healthcare

William has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Denver and lives in San Francisco with his wife and three children.