"Dr Williams has contributed extensively to the sector through his involvement in Vision Mātauranga and Te Mana Raraunga – Māori Data Sovereignty Network. He is also passionate about technology and brings a valuable perspective to a board with strong management, financial and governance experience."
Williams has been involved in ICT and tertiary education for over 25 years.
He is currently the CEO of 20/20 Trust; a board member of Trust Tairāwhiti, Platform Plus, and Community Living; board chair of the Ngaa Uri o Maahanga Trust; deputy chair of the Te Huarahi Tika Trust; director of Digital Taniwha; and a member of the steering committee of Te Mana Raraunga - Māori Data Sovereignty Network.
Williams previously worked as acting CEO of Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, and as national IT manager of Te Wananga o Aotearoa.
He holds a bachelor's degree in computing and mathematical sciences, a postgraduate diploma in management studies, an MBA, and a PhD in strategic management, all from the University of Waikato.