William R. Hambrecht
|William R. Hambrecht|
|Occupation||Founder, Chairman And CEO|
|Employer||WR Hambrecht + Co|
William R. Hambrecht is the founder, chairman and CEO of financial services firm WR Hambrecht + Co, a company that he started in 1998. In this role, Hambrecht pioneered the use of auction-based IPOs.
He serves as a director for Motorola Inc. and AOL Inc., is on the board of trustees for The American University of Beirut and serves on the advisory council to The J. David Gladstone Institute.
In October, 2006, he was inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He graduated from Princeton University.