William Wu is CEO of QED Inc., which is heading software development efforts for Phase II of the Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) project. QED develops end-to-end workflows that span the collection, management, mining, and visualization of data, realized through rapid construction of customized software and hardware. Dr. Wu has served as an engineer and theoretical researcher for many technology companies, and previously worked as telecommunications engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, developing algorithms for space missions such as OPALS, MRO, and Curiosity. A native of the United States, he holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California Berkeley, and a M.S. in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.