Bill Pescatello

Since joining Lightbank in 2011, Bill has led over 30 deals for the firm, including Locu (acquired by GoDaddy), Ovuline, Hireology, PerBlue, Contently, Ionic, and serving on the boards of Udemy, Snapsheet and Fooda.

Bill joined the team from NBCUniversal, where he was a Vice President and founding member of the Peacock Equity Fund, a $250m venture arm for NBCUniversal. While at Peacock Equity, Bill served as board representative at Greystripe (acquired by ValueClick), Ramp and Vivox.

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Bill worked at GE Capital where he helped finance leading early stage biotech companies. He worked as a Finance Analyst at Morgan Stanley and at Merrill Lynch within their Global Research Group. Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds a Bachelor Degree from Northwestern University and graduated with honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Bill is a passionate sports fan, avid runner, and chances are he is watching your favorite show.