Bill

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Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Filmmaker
Location Burke, Virginia, United States
Introduction William R. Coughlan is an award-winning screenwriter and director, and (in addition to being a creative department director with The Advisory Board Company) is one of the founders (and primary financier) of the independent film collective Tohubohu Productions. He enjoys acting, voiceover performance, design and illustration, animation, editing, and writing autobiographical comments in the third person. He is the illustrator of the workbook Stories for Children with Problems & Wishes, has provided graphics for several HBS case studies, edits the MotherReader weblog (not-so-coincidentally written by his wife), designed the acclaimed Protégé poker chip line, wrote for the online literary magazine Inkblots, was a judge for the 2010 TIVA Peer Awards, voiced the iHealthBeat and California Healthline weekly podcasts, and is an accomplished ambigram artist. He currently resides at a secret compound in Burke, Virginia, with his wife Pam and their two daughters.
Interests Filmmaking, Film Watching, Writing, Playing Poker, Technology, Drinking Fine Single-Malt Scotch
Favorite Movies North by Northwest, The Maltese Falcon, The Usual Suspects, Memento, Die Hard, Blade Runner, Alien, The Terminator, Jaws, Fight Club, The Princess Bride, Clerks, Chasing Amy, Angel Heart, This Is Spinal Tap, Sin City, Batman Begins, Lord of the Rings, Casino Royale, Office Space, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Incredibles, The Princess Bride, The Godfather, The Good the Bad and the Ugly, Machinations, You Pay Your Dues, Liability, Uncertainty Principle, All Roads Lead Away, The Dark Knight, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Please Forward
Favorite Music Barenaked Ladies, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Danny Elfman, Frank Sinatra, John Lennon, Michael Bublé, Rob Dougan, Brian Setzer, Propellerheads, Jimmy Buffett, The Blues Brothers, Everclear, Bruce Hornsby, Green Day, Scott Andrew LePera, The Cars, The Swanky Modes, E.S. Posthumus, Aerosmith, Billy Joel, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Moby
Favorite Books Illuminatus!, Harry Potter, Lemony Snicket, The Name of the Rose, A Certain Chemistry, Things My Girlfriend And I Have Argued About, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Rebel Without a Crew, Sin City, Lord of the Rings