William Schawbel is the Founder and CEO of The Schawbel Corporation, a business he formed in 1981 through the acquisition of two divisions from The Gillette Company. Schawbel Technologies LLC was formed in July 2014 which includes consumer product development and research along with the ThermaCELL Heated Insoles business. Prior to founding The Schawbel Corporation, Mr. Schawbel held senior management positions with The Gillette Company, including President of Gillette-Japan and President of Braun North America.
Mr. Schawbel is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an alumnus of the Boston Latin School where he has served as President of the School’s Foundation. He has served in board leadership roles with the Junior Achievement of Northern New England, Boston Museum of Science, Blue Hills Trailside Museum of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and the Center for Women and Enterprise. Mr. Schawbel proudly served his country as a captain in the U.S. Army.