Bill Riley's Brief Career History and Selected Achievements:

Independent Consultant

Milan, In2009-Present

Cuttently assisting clients with technology assessment and discovery of new product opportunities.  I also coach managers and engineers in areas of personal development, use of new technologies, project planning, and intellectual property.

Hill-Rom, Inc

Batesville, In1994-2009

New Product Development

Electronic Systems Chief Architect responsible for adaption of electronic and software technology into hospital patient support equipment. Through the analysis of customer needs and other product requirements, I match hardware and software to total system performance. My goal is to continually reduce development cycle time while unlocking our products’ functionality through innovation and solid engineering practice.

Concept Research

Concept Research Project Director for information projects involving hospital communications systems, care process workflow management systems, and embedded networks on hospital beds and other equipment.

Additional areas of responsibility during my tenure in Concept Research:

  • Intellectual property;
  • Corporate strategic development;
  • Product interconnectivity framework.

Software Services

Group Leader.

Product Development

Senior Design Engineer.

Telectronics Pacing Systems

Englewood, Co1991-1994

Project Engineer for the design of a cardiac pacemaker programmer systems.

Compu-Tech Designs

Littleton, Co1988-1991

Lead Project Engineer managing medical device contract design projects.

Honeywell Medical / Biosound

Englewood, Co1983-1988

Software Engineer.

Self-Employed Electrical Contractor

Clinton, In1978-1982

US Navy


IvyTech Community College, Indiana

Adjunct Instructor2005-Present

Additional Accomplishments:

  • Certified Six-Sigma Green Belt
  • Requirements and design workshop facilitator
  • 22 US Patents issued
  • Two “Patent Of The Year” awards with four nominations
  • Additional patents pending in US and Europe
  • Fine Art Photographer
  • Photographic Historian and Collector


BS, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Colorado

Riley Resume File

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Bill Riley's current resume.