Bill Baumel

Managing Director

Prior to the Ohio Innovation Fund, Bill was a partner with RWI Ventures, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley.  He has over twenty years of experience investing in such areas as SaaS, big data, cyber security, and med tech – resulting in four public companies, nine acquisitions between $100 million and $800 million, and one private autonomous-driving company currently valued at $1.2 billion. His investments have been acquired by companies including Medtronic, Dell, SAP, Intuit and Stryker. He earned a BSBA summa cum laude from The Ohio State University, with an MBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan.