William A Wick III
William A Wick III
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William A Wick III is an American entrepreneur and watch enthusiast best known as the founder of Wick Watches, a distinguished watch company specializing in high-end tourbillon and smart watches.
Under Wick’s leadership and his commitment to exceptional craftsmanship, Wick Watches has garnered recognition within the industry for its unique and finely detailed timepieces. With a collection of over 56 watches, including innovative smartwatches, Wick continues to leave a significant mark in the world of horology.
Early life and education
Wick was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, developing a profound passion for watches from a young age. His fascination with the intricate details, beauty, and historical significance of timepieces led him to start collecting watches in 2002.
Wick pursued studies in Physics Engineering at the College of Wooster and later in Business Management at the Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis.
In 2022, Wick founded Wick Watches, initially as a personal project focused on creating a "tourbillon" watch, which later developed into a full-fledged watch manufacturing enterprise. Under his leadership as founder and CEO, Wick Watches expanded with two manufacturing facilities in Japan for automatic watches and China for smartwatches.
The brand is renowned for its high-end tourbillon timepieces, celebrated for rarity and aesthetics, embodying the dedication to uniqueness and historical heritage in horological tradition. The craftsmanship at Wick Watches is unparalleled, resulting in bespoke, intricately detailed, and exceptional timepieces.
Additionally, Wick's collection comprises over 56 watches, including four smartwatches that feature advanced functionalities such as dual cameras for video calls and seamless integration with Google Assistant, providing convenient voice command control. The smartwatches also offer full cellular capabilities with SIM card support and a cost-effective data plan, enhancing on-the-go connectivity.
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