Chairman of the Board, William C. Johnston
Bill is the founder and Managing Partner of Bayon Capital Partners, L.P., a hedge fund focudes on small and mid-cap companies. He is also currently a Director and member of the Investment Committee of Thai Strategic Capital, a private equity firm focused on Thailand and Southeast Asia. From 1997-1999 he was a Managing Director of Blum Strategic Partners, L.P., a San Francisco based private equity firm. From 1991-1997 Bill was Managing Director of Apac Holdings Limited, Hong Kong, and served on the board of directors of Apac investment companies located in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. 1981-1991: Principal in Saratoga Partners, the private equity arm of Dilon, Read & Co., New York; 1977-1981: Generalist in Corporate Finance at Blyth Eastman Dillon & Co., New York and London. Bill served on the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association from 1992-1997 and as a Chairman 1996-1997. He is a Former visiting lecturer in Economics, Yale University. Based in Palm Beach, Bill is a Stanford MBA and a graduate of Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts.