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Mr. Bill Aulet

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Managing Director

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02139
United States

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Education

  • MD
  • Masters , Management Sciences
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bachelors , Engineering Sciences
    Harvard University
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William Aulet
William Aulet is a Senior Lecturer and Managing Director in the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He conceived, developed, and teaches an MIT graduate-level class called "Energy Ventures," which explores the new brand of entrepreneurship and innovation required to meet the energy challenge. He is also the chairman of the MIT Clean Energy Prize. A highly accomplished business leader, Aulet has a long track record of success. For over 25 years, he has raised more than $100 million in funding for his companies and has directly created hundreds of millions of dollars in market value. Aulet started his career at IBM and after 11 years was named a prestigious MIT Sloan Fellow. Upon graduation, he became a serial entrepreneur running two MIT spinouts as the president/chief executive officer of both Cambridge Decision Dynamics and then SensAble Technologies. The latter became a two-time Inc. Magazine 500 Fastest-Growing Private Company. With a presence in over 20 countries, SensAble also won more than 24 awards and was featured in Fortune Magazine, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications for its innovative products and strong business foundation. In 2003, Aulet was recruited as chief financial officer to help turn around Viisage Technology, a security technology company with a dual focus in the areas of drivers' licenses and facial recognition. During his tenure of two and a half years, Viisage developed a new strategy, overhauled its operations, made three major acquisitions, and executed two major fundraising rounds totaling over $55 million, including a highly successful public offering. During this time, the market value for Viisage increased from approximately $50 million to over $500 million. Aulet works around the world with single entrepreneurs trying to launch new ventures, and with large corporations-such as Danfoss, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Mobilink, and Saudi Aramco-seeking to achieve their goals through entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and innovation. He also serves on the board of directors or advisors for a number of companies. Aulet is a regularly featured speaker at management leadership programs on topics such as entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, technology innovation, creating sustainable and rapid profitable growth, financing strategies, and operational excellence. He also contributes as an Xconomist on these subjects to the popular and respected blog: http://www.xconomy.com/. A former professional basketball player, Aulet lives in Belmont, Massachusetts with his wife and four sons. Aulet holds a BS in engineering from Harvard University and an MMS in business management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Bill Aulet Senior Lecturer Managing Director, MIT Entrepreneurship Center
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Bill Aulet is a highly accomplished business leader with a track record of success. He has raised over $100 million in funding for his companies and directly created hundreds of millions of dollars of market value. He started his career at IBM, culminating in being named a prestigious MIT Sloan Fellow in 1993. Bill then became a serial entrepreneur, running two MIT spinouts as the President/CEO of both Cambridge Decision Dynamics and then SensAble Technologies. The latter became a two-time Inc. Magazine 500 Fastest Growing Private Company.
In 2003, Bill was recruited as CFO to help turn around Viisage Technology, a security technology company with a dual focus in the areas of drivers' licenses and facial recognition. At the time of his arrival, Viisage was losing $2.4M per quarter. During his 2 1/2 year tenure, Viisage developed a new strategy, overhauled its operations, made three major acquisitions and executed two major fundraising rounds totaling over $55 million including a highly successful public offering. During this timeframe, the market value for Viisage increased from $50 million to over $500 million.
In October of 2005, Bill was appointed Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the MIT Entrepreneurship Center. In this capacity, Bill has been able to positively apply his knowledge and experience to assist students, new ventures and established firms associated with MIT to become more successful. He has also taught and worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and executives at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Bill has also been engaged around the world to work with a full spectrum of companies ranging from single entrepreneurs trying to launch new ventures to large corporations such as Danfoss, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Mobilink and Saudi Aramco seeking to more effectively achieve their goals through effective use of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and innovation.
Bill serves on the board directors or advisors of a number of highly innovative companies. He also conceived, developed and teaches a new graduate level class called "Energy Ventures" at MIT exploring the new brand of entrepreneurship and innovation required to meet the current energy challenge.
Bill graduated from Harvard University with honors in engineering. He also earned an MMS degree in business management from MIT Sloan School of Management as a Sloan Fellow. Bill also played professional basketball overseas. Bill is a regularly featured speaker at management leadership programs around the world on topics such as entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, technology innovation, creating sustainable rapid profitable growth, financing strategies and operational excellence. He is also a contributor as an Xconomist on these subjects to the popular and respected blog.
Cambridge Advisors Network
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Bill Aulet Bill Aulet is a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to joining MIT he worked at Viisage as Chief Financial Officer. Before Viisage he had 20 years of operating experience. He most recently served as President of SensAble Technologies, a 3D Force Feedback Systems Company, where he was responsible for all aspects of business including the role of the CFO. Before joining SensAble, Aulet also founded Cambridge Decision Dynamics where he served as President for two years. Prior to this, he worked at IBM for over ten years in various management and executive positions including Manager of Finance and Planning for IBM's $900 million New England region. His career at IBM included various positions in the systems engineering, marketing and sales functions as well. A Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, Aulet holds a Bachelors in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University and a Masters in Management Sciences through the prestigious Sloan Fellow program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Mitek Names MIT ...
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Mitek Names MIT Entrepreneurship Educator and Business Leader, Bill Aulet, to Board of Directors MITK | 9 hours ago
Mr. Aulet Brings Additional Experience With High Growth Private and Public Technology Companies as Well as Identity Verification and Facial Recognition Technologies
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitek (Nasdaq:MITK) (www.miteksystems.com), the leading innovator of mobile imaging for financial transactions and identification, today announced the addition of Bill Aulet to the board of directors.
"Bill brings a wealth of experience and technology expertise to our board.
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Mr. Aulet serves as the Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at MIT and a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to the director position at MIT, Mr. Aulet served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at NASDAQ-listed Viisage Technology, a security technology company with a dual focus in the areas of drivers' licenses and facial recognition. During his tenure at Viisage, the company developed a new strategy, overhauled its operations, made three major acquisitions, executed two major fundraising rounds and as a result, its market value increased from $50 million to more than $500 million. He also served as President and Director of SensAble Technologies, during which the company won more than 24 awards for its innovative products and strong business foundation. Mr. Aulet holds a Bachelor's in Engineering from Harvard College and a Master's of Science in Management from MIT.
Bill Aulet, senior lecturer ...
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Bill Aulet, senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, has 25 years of experience in technology business operations and financing. He started his career at IBM and then ran two private companies, Cambridge Decision Dynamics and SensAble Technologies. Most recently he helped engineer a dramatic turnaround at Viisage Technology as its Chief Financial Officer. He has created hundreds of millions of dollars of shareholder value by building focused, fundamentally sound businesses. He has raised $100 million in institutional financing via private placements and public offerings. Mr. Aulet now works with students and start-up companies to build strategies and operating plans that will create sustainable value. He has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a graduate degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Sloan Fellow. His first book, Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup, was released this month.
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