MA East Asian Studies U of Illinois
MA Cultural Anthropology U of Hawaii
Chinese Language courses at Harvard
Artificial Intelligence (AI) course at MIT
Will Crampton has had a long career managing training and education businesses.
Will wrote 20 proprietary course books used exclusively by the venture and edited another 10. These books have been used for years by students in high schools and colleges and industry professionals. They are one of the largest vertical industry language training libraries for First Line Workers and Managers in the world.
Will worked for New Horizons Computer Learning Centers in the 1990s. New Horizons was a $500 million USD per year, NASDAQ listed company.
…As Eastern US Regional Manager he oversaw over 500 employees in 26 locations and $200 million USD of revenue.
…As Asia Pacific Regional Manager he opened and ran 15 training centers in 10 Asian countries and drove revenue in this franchised computer software training company from $3 million to $35 million USD per year in 5 years. He opened their first location in China in 1999; a JV with Fudan University.
Will managed the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics MBA program in 2002-2003. SUFE is widely considered the Wharton of China.
Will launched a mobile phone based subscription language training service in China with more than 1 million monthly subscribers
Will was a key figure in introducing wide use of QR codes for FinTech in China in the 2000s. QR codes are one of the most common ways Chinese now use to pay for goods and services without cash.
Mr. Crampton has started up and run a number of companies of his own, he is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and conversational in Japanese.