William Reinisch brings over 18 years of strategy, venture capital and entrepreneurial expertise to FIT. Reinisch is the CEO-Founder of XIV River and a Venture Partner at Paladin Capital. In his role as Vice President of Strategy and Technology with Motorola he was responsible for intellectual property, the corporate technology portfolio and Motorola Ventures. His teaching focuses on entrepreneurship (creative, social and technical), innovation, ideation, intellectual property, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, design thinking and emerging technologies. Reinisch has taught at Columbia, NYU, Baruch, Fordham and Stevens, has authored several publications, presentations and six US patents. He earned an MBA from Fordham University and BS from Rochester Institute of Technology.