Opportunity Unlocked

Bill Power - Managing Director at Citigroup

May 07, 2020 Noah Ifergan Season 1 Episode 4
Opportunity Unlocked
Bill Power - Managing Director at Citigroup
Show Notes

Bill Power is a Managing Director at Citigroup and has been with the bank for over 23 years in various customer facing roles. 

He started and currently leads their private company access and business development efforts. In this role, he cultivates relationships with private companies and helps them initiate and manage relationships with institutional investors, venture capital firms, and other industry thought leaders. 

Bill previously served as Co-Head of Citi’s Institutional Equity Sales Desk in Boston and as a Senior Relationship Manager for Citi’s Global Markets and Trading business. 

Bill is actively involved with several charitable organizations including serving as a board member for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and as a mentor at Year Up

Check out Bill's favourite quotes

Discussion Highlights:  

  • (1:22) Leading with your strength.  
  • (5:12) Tools for identifying your strengths.  
  • (7:34) “History doesn’t repeat itself but it rhymes” - similarities and differences of this crisis to the ones that came before.  
  • (14:32) The emergence of successful companies and VC’s during crises. 
  • (17:05) The impact on cybersecurity.  
  • (19:30) His routine in isolation.  
  • (23:07) Keeping a positive attitude - “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”  
  • (25:31) Favourite books: How Will You Measure Your Life and The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen.  
  • (27:19) “Time is precious but we make time for what we consider precious.”  

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The views expressed by Mr. Power are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of Citigroup Global Markets Inc. or its affiliates.The information in this presentation is based solely upon the personal observations of the speaker/presenter. This presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal, accounting, tax, financial or other professional advice. It is for your general information only and it does not take into account your particular investment objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consult with your own independent legal, accounting, tax, financial and other professional advisors before taking any action on the basis of this information.