William Sobel

William Sobel

Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder

VIMANA

Will brings over 30 years of experience building companies and architecting complex computational systems for numerous industries.  Before working at VIMANA, he was a visiting lecturer at UC Berkeley working at the RadLAB teaching agile web development while developing technology to support research in predictive analytics to optimize data center operations.  During his employment at the university, he authored the MTConnect Standard as a consultant to the Association for Manufacturing Technology to address the lack of semantic interoperability in manufacturing. Before UC Berkeley, he worked in the financial industry for 17 years, finishing as VP and Chief Architect at MSCI-Barra where he led a team to architect the industry’s first and leading SaaS financial risk management software.