Bill Wavro joined Dell in 2005 and is currently President, Dell Financial Services. Prior to that he served as the CFO of the Global Commercial Business segment. 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 an 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 graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant. Bill is currently based in Austin, Texas and enjoys travel, wine, and the outdoors.