William L. Bain

William L. Bain is founder and CEO of ScaleOut Software. He founded the company in 2003. He has worked at Bell Labs research, Intel and Microsoft. Bill founded and ran three startup companies prior to joining Microsoft. In the most recent company (Valence Research), he developed a distributed Web load balancing software solution that was acquired by Microsoft and is now called Network Load Balancing within the Windows Server operating system. William holds several patents in computer architecture and distributed computing. As a member of the screening committee for the Seattle-based Alliance of Angels, William is actively involved in entrepreneurship and the angel community. He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering/Parallel Computing from Rice University. He can be reached at wbain@scaleoutsoftware.com.

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