Joseph Williams is a tech industry and higher education veteran with deep roots in Washington. Dr. Williams is a former executive from Microsoft and Sun Microsystems, the former dean of the School of Business, Government, and Economics at Seattle Pacific University, and an active angel investor and industry analyst who is a veteran of four startups with two exits.
Joseph has his Ph.D. in Business from the University of Texas at Austin, has authored three books and dozens of articles on the tech industry, and is an IEEE editor. Dr. Williams is a frequent speaker at industry events and a self-professed geek. He is also an executive board member of Sound Generations (formerly Senior Services) and has a regular column he writes for IT Professional called “Life in the C-Suite.”