William D. Porteous

Adjunct Associate Professor

Finance and Economics

BA, Stanford; MS, London School of Economics; MBA, Harvard.

Joined CBS in 2003

William Porteous





Teaching and research interest

Mr. Porteous is a General Partner with RRE Ventures. Before joining the venture capital industry, Mr. Porteous held senior management positions in marketing and product management with SupplyWorks and NetMarket, the e-commerce pioneer now owned by Cendant Corp. Mr. Porteous is a Director of Data Robotics, Electric Cloud, Hot Potato, Liquid Machines, Peek, and Skyhook Wireless, and a former Director of Frictionless Commerce (acquired by SAP) and Tacit Networks (acquired by PKTR). He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia Business School and as Chairman of the Dockery Farms Foundation which he founded.

Mr. Porteous holds an MBA from Harvard University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA with Honors from Stanford University where he served as Captain of the Varsity Crew.