William Reinisch is a Venture Partner with Paladin Capital Group, a Venture Capital firm, where he is responsible for sourcing and managing venture investments and runs the firm's New York office. Reinisch is also currently the CEO and Founder of XIV River Consulting LLC. XIV River Consulting specializes in strategy, venture capital, technology, due diligence and innovation for, among others, high tech startups and companies that are pioneering new markets, and venture capital firms. Reinisch is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, New York University and Stevens Institute of Technology. He is also the Chairman of the Entrepreneurship department at Fashion Institute of Technology.
Reinisch previously served as the Vice President in Motorola's strategy and technology organization. In this role, he was responsible for positioning Motorola for growth in emerging new market segments in addition to intellectual property, standards and the corporate technology portfolio. He was also part of Motorola Ventures, which is Motorola's corporate venture capital group. Prior to that, Reinisch was vice president of strategy and new initiatives at Motorola. He joined Motorola in 2004 as a strategic advisor to the Chief Strategy Officer, working to define and develop technology, intellectual property and investment strategies for the corporation.
Prior to joining Motorola, Reinisch was Senior Vice President of operations and engineering at Magnolia Broadband, where he led efforts in engineering, operations and radio frequency integrated circuit development until 2004. Before that, he led the global technology organization at Multilink Technology Corporation, a company focused on high-speed component solutions for advanced optical networks. Reinisch has also held various positions at ANADIGICS, Inc., including manager of strategic technology alliances. Prior to 1992, he worked for Analog Devices in the company's semiconductor division.
Experienced in many different aspects of the industry in both technology and operations, Reinisch has authored several publications, presentations, and six U.S. patents. He holds a master of business administration degree from Fordham University and a bachelor's degree in microelectronic engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.