Bill Takahashi is the Head of Human Resources and member of the executive team at Calamos Investments. Bill is responsible for all aspects of human capital within Calamos Investments and its operating companies. He also chairs the firm’s 401(k) committee and oversees the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Bill joined Calamos in 2005 and has over 20 years of legal and human resources leadership experience. Prior to joining Calamos, he was in-house counsel at McDonald’s Corporation and an attorney at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago. He is a member of the Illinois bar and maintains his SHRM human resource professional certification. He received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Illinois Wesleyan University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University.