Bill Payton was a partner of several companies that do data and voice networks in the U.S. and China. His companies helped with efficiency and expansion of other businesses. His newest endeavors included finding ways educational products can involve new media throughout the world. And, with his partners, he is exploring ways to enter the markets of India.
Because of his experience in the real world, Payton has been able to help students in his communications classes see how their lessons can actually be applied in their future careers. He feels that the study of communications touches all other disciplines.