Bill Burgar


I am a successful and innovative software entrepreneur and board director. I have wide experience of business and people management with an excellent understanding  of software and technical issues.

I have hands-on experience of all of the following:

  • creating businesses from the ground up;
  • board level management including listed company board directorship;
  • managing people and processes for successful outcomes;
  • creating positive company cultures;
  • coaching and people development;
  • project management;
  • product development (hardware and software, including extensive programming experience);
  • marketing (including online and app marketing);
  • sales, telesales and sales management;
  • technical and customer support;
  • finance (including raising funds on the stock market);
  • legal;
  • HR;
  • facilities;
  • staff training.

I have performed all the above roles personally and then later, as my business grew, each role was delegated and I managed other people to do the work.

Career summary

1986 to 1989: Northern Telecom: product marketing.

1989 to 1994: Computer consultancy and bespoke programming.

1991 to 2010: Telephonetics plc: co-founder and managing director. Read more...

2003 to present: Martial Arts Publishing Ltd: founder and managing director. Read more...

2011 to present: Burgar Software Ltd. iPad app development. Read more...

2014 to present: asensei inc

NB: there are overlapping time periods above where I have performed multiple roles. I am an energetic entrepreneur, busy and productive with a strong work ethic.

Read about my software skills and experience.


1983 to 1986: Reading University BSc (Hons) Cybernetics and Computer Science.

1976 to 1983: Longdean School, Hemel Hempstead. 4 A Levels (Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry).

1982/3: Headboy, Longdean School, Hemel Hempstead.

Personal Information

  • Married, 2 daughters
  • Karate 6th Dan
  • Published author
  • Chess player
  • Archer
  • Equestrian