SRF is pleased to announce that Bill Liao has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.
He’s been serving as a Director and Board Secretary since the beginning of SRF. Bill Liao is a Chinese-Australian-Irish entrepreneur, investor, former diplomat, business mentor, author, passionate leader and speaker, with a distinguished record in business development and community activism. He is co-founder of the CoderDojo movement which teaches children worldwide how to code, and of Weforest, which has a stated goal of planting a hundred million trees around the equator. He has been a member of official delegations to the COP climate change summits. His career in tech and business encompasses two unicorn companies and launching the world’s first bio-tech accelerator. He has participated as an investor and volunteer for The Hunger Project in Uganda, New York, and Mexico. He is a general partner of SOSV, a venture capital fund of over $1B, and founder of the SOSV Momentum Pre-accelerator program. Bill’s current focus is Quantum Software.
Barbara Logan who is stepping down as Chair, has been serving as a Director since the founding days of the organization and we are profoundly grateful for her leadership, guidance and support during all these years, and recently through some of the most difficult times the organization had to face. She remains a Board member.
The members of our Board are dedicated and esteemed persons who bring extensive, diverse experience and commitment to guiding SRF.
We are excited to keep harnessing their knowledge and energy into furthering our mission.