Rick Williams

Rick Williams

Rick Williams is Managing Director of Williams Advisory Partners, LLC. He has a breadth of experience as an executive and board director for technology companies including medical technology, software, and financial services. Rick is a nationally published thought leader. His soon to be published book entitled “Create the Future – for your company and yourself” is a “how to field guide” for leaders who want to think creatively about where to take their organization. Rick Williams is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on LinkedIn.
CEO Insider

The Transaction: A Product Strategy Choice

"Transactional success" was one of the strategic goals for Mona Ataya when she founded and grew Mumzworld into the largest online baby shop in the Middle East. I heard Mona Ataya's story as she was interviewed by HBS professor Ranjay Gulati for his What They Are Made Of series of...
C-Suite Agenda

COVID-19 – Your Chief Innovation Officer

"COVID-19 became my Chief Innovation Officer." Diane Sullivan, CEO of Caleres, described the 90% drop in revenue of her $2.8 billion global footwear company as a near-death experience. She credited innovation as the reason the company survived and thrived. The COVID challenge drove innovation and made Caleres a stronger company....
Executive Insider

IT IS NOT JUST THE MONEY

It’s not just the money. This was Ralph Anderson’s bottom line take away. I have interviewed many company owners and CEOs while writing my book, Create the Future - for your company and yourself. The owner of a property and casualty insurance agency told me about his experience founding, growing,...
C-Suite Advisory

The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Story

The conflict between short-term priorities and important long-term goals was the struggle Stephan Bancel, CEO of Moderna Therapeutics, faced bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. Long before leaders in the US and other western countries understood the magnitude of the COVID-19 threat scientists at Moderna, based in Cambridge Massachusetts,...
CEO Insider

Independence Day – July 4, 2020

July 4th is celebrated as Independence Day in the United States. We commemorate the day we declared our independence from Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson, a plantation owner from Charlottesville, Virginia, drafted the Declaration of Independence. This 4th of July, the Boston Pops will not play Tchaikovsky's “1812 Overture” for those...
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