Ed Sutkowski sits down with William C. Stone, Founder and CEO of SS&C Technologies, a mission-critical software and software-enabled service for the global financial services industry.
One of nine children, William Stone grew up in Evansville, Indiana. A competitive edge on the high school athletic field nourished his desire to be successful. It was always, “Let’s win the next one.”
As founder, Chair and CEO of SS&C Technologies, Inc., William Stone’s 1,200 employee company designs, develops and markets a vast range of highly specialized investment software and services to the global financial services industry. Gathering and interpreting data, they strive to make others successful: insurance and pension funds, hedge funds, family officers, treasury banks and credit unions included.
A background in accounting and securities from the University of Hawaii and Marquette University led Mr. Stone to work in the insurance industry and securities brokerage firm. A heart-to-heart discussion with his father about the merits of working for oneself led to the self-discovery of his entrepreneurial nature.
Enjoy the twists and turns of William Stone’s fascinating business ventures. He attributes his good fortune to hard work and loyal employees. Sales, services, ideas – the leader must be whatever the team needs in order to thrive.