Bill Somers is the Chief Financial Officer for Design2Matter (www.design2matter.com), a leading design engineering consultancy in Silicon Valley. Bill also serves as Treasurer of the Jean Weingarten Oral School for the Deaf, an internationally recognized center of excellence for providing oral language education for young deaf children.
Prior to joining Design2Matter in 2009, Bill was CFO and COO of PRTM Management Consultants an international management consulting firm with 700+ consultants working out of 17 offices around the world. He started as a management consultant at PRTM in 1989, becoming a Partner and co-leader of the Semiconductor Industry Practice in 1995. In 2003, Bill became CFO and COO and helped drive the firm’s revenue growth 2X and profit growth 6X over the next four years.
Prior to joining PRTM, Bill held a variety of finance, program management and operations positions at General Motors and National Semiconductor. He holds an MBA (with Distinction) from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University.