President and CEO
Since joining CollabNet in 1999, Bill has piloted CollabNet to the industry leadership position in providing enterprise solutions for Web-based decentralized collaboration in the area of software and systems development.
With 24 years of experience in engineering, product management, services, sales management, and overall executive management, Bill's cross-functional business approach has been instrumental to building a market-driven company.
Prior to joining CollabNet, Bill was with Cadence Design Systems (NYSE:CDN), the largest supplier of electronic design automation software and services. At Cadence, Bill held the position of Corporate Vice President and General Manger of Cadence's Worldwide Consulting Services. Just prior to that role, Portelli was Vice President and GM of Cadence's Custom IC Business Unit, where he drove this industry leading multi-hundred million dollar business unit to multiple years of high double digit annual growth. Other positions Bill has held include Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Cooper and Chyan Technology, the then leader in PCB and IC routing software; Executive Vice President at Zycad Corporation, a maker of special purpose supercomputers and software solutions; and as Engineering Manager at General Instrument where he lead the development of several leading edge full custom flash memories and networking ICs.