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Angela Williams

Angela Williams, Director

Angela Williams, a member of our board of directors since June 8, 2022, is a technology executive with experience across various industries, disciplines and corporate structures - all working in the service of company success. Ms. Williams currently serves as the Privacy Product Strategy Lead for Extended Reality (XR) privacy strategy at Meta’s Reality Labs, a position she has held since November 2021. Ms. Williams has significant experience serving as a strategic partner, trusted advisor, and industry expert in user privacy, child safety, and building privacy programs that optimize the user experience. Previously, from November 2018 to December 2021, Ms. Williams served as a Policy Advisor at Google working on initiatives such as election integrity and Google Assistant. As a Policy Advisor, Ms. Williams drove alignment on policies that sought to improve the customer experience, reduce abuse in the ads ecosystem, and protect user trust. Ms. Williams regularly drives alignment around complex and nuanced technology policy issues with executives. From March 2016 through November 2018, Ms. Williams served as a Global Vendor Ops Strategy Lead at Google. A lawyer with expertise in operations, Ms. Williams also has experience driving sustainable scalability and revenue growth through her proven record of large portfolio management, expert negotiation of complex commercial deals, vendor outsourcing contracts, and sales agreements. Prior to her policy work at Google, she worked in operations at Google where she used her business and legal acumen to develop global vendor operations strategies, negotiate vendor agreements, and assess vendor capabilities against business needs. Ms. Williams regularly speaks to organizations about operational efficiencies, vendor outsourcing best practices, the intersection of technology policy and diversity, and leadership. Ms. Williams currently serves as an Advisor on the boards of: Deckstr and Chloe Kristyn. Ms. Williams is a graduate of Spelman College (BA, Sociology & Anthropology), University of Tennessee-Knoxville (JD), and Howard University (MBA) and also completed her international studies at Kanda University (Tokyo, JA) and Bocconi University (Milan, IT).