Founder & CEO @ Keiretsu Forum
Randy Williams founded Keiretsu Forum in September 2000 to provide a disciplined and structured approach to angel investing. Mr. Williams’s passion for investing and bringing together like-minded community leaders has created a powerful and giving environment for entrepreneurs. With over 2,500 angel investor members throughout 46 chapters on 3 continents Keiretsu Forum is the largest angel investment community in the world. There have been 800 fundings since inception. Keiretsu Forum, headquartered in San Francisco, has offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and India. Mr. Williams is also a General Partner of Keiretsu Capital. Keiretsu Capital’s mission is to invest in its best of breed companies with the world’s leading angel organizations.
Mr. Williams has 35 years of marketing, finance, and real estate experience. He was co-founder and director of Diablo Valley Bank and was President of Pacific Union Commercial Brokerage, founder of the Lamorinda Bank, and Managing Director of Kennedy-Wilson International, an international real estate investment company. Mr. Williams is chairman of the advisory board for Heritage Bank of Commerce with offices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mr. Williams is a frequent guest speaker at investment conferences, leading universities, and business schools on alternative asset investment and entrepreneurialism. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Berkeley. He has a passion for swimming, enjoying swimming in oceans and bays around the world, and is a past world record holder in master’s swimming. He currently holds 7 San Francisco Olympic Club swimming records, and enjoys recognition as a member of the Olympic Club Hall of Fame for the 1980s water polo team.