Bill is a Professor at Kendall College of Art and Design, where he founded the Digital Art and Design program. He is the executive producer for the EPIC project and self-publishes research and articles at L.E.A.D. His career began designing toys and automotive components at Duramold Corp. Then, at GE Associates Architects, he created an original design for the library in his hometown of Flushing Michigan. At Lear Corporation, as a product design manager, working with his team, he created automotive control panels that were incorporated into three Motor Trend “Cars of the Year”, won Ford’s best new product award and received seven patents. He eventually formed a multimedia design studio, BlackBox, which won numerous Addy and Glima awards and enjoyed clients that included Delco Electronics, Wolverine International and The American Institute of Architects. He created an online art gallery with Susan Bonner, specializing in large-scale giclee’ prints called Visualpump.com. Visualpump has recently redirected its focus toward illustration, animation, and design for a variety of clients.