Bill Mortimore founded Merge Healthcare in 1987; while CEO and then chairman, he led this worldwide healthcare IT vendor to a $1 billion market cap on NASDAQ (MRGE). During his tenure, Merge acquired and integrated seven companies, growing Merge to over 600 employees in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Far East. IBM acquired Merge for $1 billion in 2015 to add its unique technologies to IBM’s Watson Health offerings. Bill has participated in seven startups, over a dozen M&A transactions, and has served on numerous public and private boards. Bill joined Project Foundry as CEO and lead investor in 2012.