Mr. Bill Thoet retired in 2016 as an Executive Vice President from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he worked for 26 years. He is currently focused on mentoring start-up companies and engaging in brain and neuroscience research areas. A love of music and singing combined with his entrepreneurial spirit led Mr. Mr. Thoet to becoming the co-owner of the Georgetown Piano Bar in Washington, DC, in 2014.
At Booz Allen Hamilton, Mr. Thoet has led groups in Neural Networks, Advanced Computational Technologies, Modeling, Simulation & Wargaming, Rapid Prototyping and Alternative Revenue Streams and led markets, including DARPA, DTRA, SOCOM, and CDC. He led groups of as many as 2000 staff and $400M in revenue. Mr. Thoet received both his Bachelor of Engineering degree and his MS degree in Computer Science from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Between 2013 and 2016, Mr. Thoet served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National ALS Association, then served as the Chairman of the Research Committee, and is passionate in his support for the work being done.
Bill currently serves as a Mentor to the Washington, DC incubator, 1776, advisor to the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute, advisor to the Aspen Brain Institute, advisor to start-ups, TruGenomix, Intergalactic Education LLC, and Frontier, and supports Booz Allen as a Consultant. Mr. Thoet and his wife, Liz, live in Sterling, Virginia.