Bill Coleman is a highly experienced financial analyst, expert contract negotiator, and business consultant with over 25 years of executive-level experience. He has an extensive background in developing good business relationships with startup and mature companies based on research to understand their business needs. Bill has successfully negotiated long-term agreements to license content that has generated $1.3 billion in sales while significantly reducing acquisition costs. He's a former United States Army Major with experience in leading teams and managing complex projects.
With his background in cinema and management, Bill possesses excellent financial reporting and forecasting skills. He is meticulous in reconciling complex accounts and is proficient in persuasive written and oral presentations. Developing budgets and strategic business plans is his forte; and he has experience with MS Excel, contract negotiation, risk assessment, and analysis in various industries.
Bill is a consultant at VOD Consulting, offering strategic planning and business plans based on market research. Previously, he owned Military Movie Services and served as Vice President Worldwide Licensing at Sonifi (formerly Lodgenet Interactive Corp). In the United States Army National Guard, Bill served as a Major.
Bill earned his M.F.A. in Cinema with a film business emphasis from the University of Southern California, where he also studied Cinematic Arts. He is currently studying for an MBA, which is 50% complete, with a projected graduation date of 2021 from the University of Texas at Dallas.