Bill Linton is an independent consultant with a 35+ year track record of accomplishments as a Strategic Development and Marketing Leader / Consultant in Industry and Power. His practice, Linton Consulting, provides advisory, business strategy, planning, benchmarking and organizational consulting. In recent years Linton has convened a series of Benchmarking and Best Practices programs engaging thought leaders from many major companies.
Linton is active in manufacturing, process, energy, power, and engineering & construction. This multi-industry experience brings insights to organizations where he has convened studies and executive roundtables for knowledge exchange on topics ranging from market outlook to changing outsourcing practices, to benchmarking and best practice sharing.
He is a high energy, goal-oriented professional with strong interpersonal and analytical skills. Over the past 15 years he has interviewed several hundred executives and thought leaders from Fortune 1000 companies and government organizations exploring global trends, strategies and best practices. These investigations have typically focused on capital investment, regulatory trends, projects, engineering, construction and facilities management practices and the forces driving change.
Linton’s professional experience includes leadership positions at CH2M HILL, Lockwood Greene, Tecton Group, Fluor and Linton Consulting. Linton's “Strategic View” process has kept him in touch with industry and government trends and has enabled him to author numerous studies and lead Executive Roundtables including multiple programs in Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Process, Energy, Power, and Nuclear industries.
Education: Linton holds an MBA from the Clemson/Furman masters in business program, undergraduate business courses from Furman University, and an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree from Ambassador University.