Will Blench brings senior Microsoft leadership experience as head of Microsoft’s Enterprise division in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Prior to Microsoft, Will co-founded SQLstream, a real-time cloud-based streaming analytics platform that was acquired by Guavas, and has held leadership roles at several leading global software companies, including Openwave Systems, VMWare and Unit4.
He will act as a sounding board and sparring partner to Bregal Milestone enterprise software companies. His areas of interest are Artificial Intelligence (alumni HP Labs, Machine Learning); Fintech (Dip. Oxford University), Private Equity, Cultural Transformation, Sales Transformation/Evolution.
Will is a non-executive board member of Anywhere365, a Milestone investment.
Will focuses on supporting growth catalysts in Bregal Milestone’s portfolio companies, with significant experience in technology & product strategy as well as go-to-market operations.