As a prolific investor and entrepreneur, Bill Tai has been building startups since 1991. Combining his expertise with his passion for using creativity for social good and mentoring, Bill serves as a D&AD Impact Council member.
In today’s hyper-connected world, we are in a confluence of trends, and are faced with rapid change with technology affecting every aspect of our lives. Bill argues that technology is an accelerant of the good and the bad, and firmly believes that it is up to brands, entrepreneurs, and civil society to truly stand for something in order to steer the usage of technology for social good. Here, he highlights the importance of having a corporate social responsibility overlay on your business model and talks about how mentorship can propel success in the startup community worldwide.