Bill Fournet is the President and CEO of The Persimmon Group. In addition to leading the Persimmon Group since its inception, he also leads the practice areas of project management, business change, and performance strategies. He provides business strategy, education development, and information technology consulting to clients in various industry verticals, including energy, financial services, aerospace, telecommunications, government and human resources, among others. He is a sought after speaker and educator and balances this demand with consulting to be a leadership and management practitioner. Bill earned a bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and a masters degree from Oklahoma State University.