William lives to change the world with a dream to impact the lives of billions through entrepreneurship and the United States K-12 education system. Originally from the small-town of Valley Springs, South Dakota, he first fell in love with self-education and mentoring through competitive tennis. After entering the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology as a chemical engineering and chemistry student, he was inspired by local entrepreneurs to enter the world of technology startups. Throughout his college experience, he has lived in various areas of the country such as Golden, CO, Chicago, IL, and San Francisco, CA attending prestigious research opportunities. Now as a Goldwater Scholar, he is founding HomeMetrics, a local startup, with the hope to change how we monitor the health of our homes. After graduation, he hopes to continue with his startup with the backup plan of attending Stanford University for an MBA.
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