Co-founder of Angie's List
Bill Oesterle is co-founder of Angie’s List and has served as a board member since its inception in 1995. He joined the management team of Angie’s List as chief executive officer in 1999. Prior to that, Oesterle was a partner with CID Equity Partners, a Midwest-based venture capital firm.
In 1987, Oesterle was recognized as an Indiana State Governor’s Fellowship Finalist and served as administrative assistant to Indiana Gov. Robert Orr, with responsibility for international trade and relations. In 1988, he was appointed as director of corporate affairs for the Hudson Institute, a public policy research institute located in Indianapolis. In 1999, Indianapolis Business Journal selected Oesterle as a “Forty Under 40” honoree for outstanding professional achievements.
Bill serves on the Board of Directors The National Bank of Indianapolis. Additionally, Bill co-founded the Governor Robert Orr Fellowship Program, which provides a two-year fellowship at an Indianapolis-area business to graduates of Indiana colleges and universities or Indiana residents.
Bill graduated from Purdue University in 1987 with an honors degree in economics. That year he was recognized as an Indiana State Governor’s Fellowship finalist and served as Administrative Assistant to Governor Robert Orr of Indiana and took responsibility for international trade and relations.
In 1992, Bill earned his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and was awarded a Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowship.