by Mark Gorman Mark Gorman

Bill Solomon is President and CEO of Vacuworx LLC in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Founder and Chairman of The Pipeline and Energy Expo. Previously, he spent 15 years at Johnson and Johnson in sales and marketing with international and division responsibilities.

In 1999, Solomon started Vacuworx, the world leader in manufacturing self-contained vacuum lifting equipment for heavy-duty material handling industries. He founded The Pipeline and Energy Expo in 2009, which is focused on stimulating economic growth in Oklahoma by showcasing energy, utility and construction businesses. The following year, he founded The Eagle Gift Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting community needs in Oklahoma.

Solomon is a graduate from the University of Colorado and holds certificates of achievements from Duke University, Northwestern University, Babson College, Harvard University and the University of Tulsa. He serves as a member of the board for Tulsa Boys Home, A New Leaf and State Chamber of Oklahoma, and he is a member of numerous professional organizations such as APCA, DCA, IPLOCA and PLCA. he has been married for 27 years and has five children.