Bill Rader is a life-long entrepreneur who sold his first company at age 18. To date he has launched five ventures, including his most recent Efferent Labs, Inc., and orchestrated multiple M&A’s. In Oct. 2014, Efferent was a winner in the worlds largest business contest 43North. Efferent Labs, Inc. is a pre-clinical stage company focused on biosensor systems for life sciences.
Bill started Efferent Labs after inventing the medical infusion device RxFusion in 2009. Since mid 2011, he has created alliances with major universities, merged a university sponsored startup into the company, and now hold patents to many promising technologies. Information available at Efferent Labs website.
In 2015 Bill had a successful exit from the company he founded in 1998, Raland Technologies, LLC, a consulting and products company. He grew the company organically as well as through M&A. The company grew substantially during his leadership, landing it on the Inc. 500|5000 list with worldwide clients and operations.
Prior to starting Raland Technologies, Bill worked in a variety of positions from Consultant and Senior Engineer to Vice President. He started his tenure in the early 1980’s in the engineering sector of the U.S. Navy as a Nuclear Engineering Reactor Controls member of the Submarine Fleet. Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, is a member of Harvard Business School, Business Innovations in Global Healthcare class of 2015, and a graduate of the University at Buffalo, School of Management. He was a regular paid Contributor to Forbes Media and the “Leadership & Viewpoints” columnist for Inc.. He sits on the Board of Directors for NY MedTech, is a NYBio Fellow, and member of many industry organizations.
Bill is the author of the Goody Business Book Award wining book “The Venn Effect: An entrepreneur’s guide to success through purpose” (Isabella Media 2019). Available now in all book stores and online at Amazon, B&N, Books a Million as well as Walmart and other retailers.