Bill Wavro joined Dell in 2005 and is currently CFO of the Global Commercial Business segmentsPresident of Dell Financial Services. Prior to that he was CFO of the Global Commercial Business segments. He was also previously based in Singapore as CFO for Dell’s APJ business and led Dell’s finance team in the Asia Pacific region. His first role at Dell was Vice President of Product Group Finance where he provided financial support to Dell’s R&D, product marketing, and operations organizations.
After graduating from The University of Texas with a degree in Accounting, Bill started his career with Price Waterhouse Coopers in September of 1985. He planned and executed worldwide external and internal audit plans for Fortune 500 clients in a variety of industries with a particular emphasis in Technology. Bill also spent 4 years in Europe with PwC servicing the needs of international clients on US GAAP accounting, statutory reporting, and international tax planning along with audit and consulting services.
Bill joined Compaq in 1997 as a controller to help start up and lead Compaq Financial services to what would eventually become a $2B Financial Services and leasing organization. Through a progression of finance roles within Compaq and then HP, he took over the role as CFO of the Personal Systems division of HP in 2003 before joining Dell in 2005.
Bill was born in Tallahassee, Florida and grew up in Houston, Texas. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas. Bill is currently based in Austin, Texas and enjoys travel, wine, scuba diving and the outdoors.