William Meredith is the director of the WIPO IP Office Business Solutions Program. The program provides software and support services to more than 85 countries world wide to help IP offices to improve internal efficiency and quality of service for the registration of IP rights. William previously worked in other roles at WIPO including PCT, patent information and statistics. Before joining WIPO in 1999, he worked in the private sector and government agencies in New Zealand. William holds a degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.