John Williams is the Chief Marketing Officer for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the B2B arm of Verizon. Globally, Verizon Enterprise Solutions operates in over 120 countries to provide broad services across global networking, IT security, advanced communications and 4G/LTE/5G network transformation. The organization’s mission is to enable large enterprises to deliver a better experience to their end users. It is marketing’s job—and Williams’ mission – to influence the influencers and decision-makers within large, Fortune 1000 companies.

Prior to taking on the CMO role, Williams architected Verizon’s content and thought leadership with world-wide responsibility for all B2B strategy. With over 20 years of technology and commercial marketing experience to his credit, Williams has made a career of being a change agent, even in long-standing legacy brands like Verizon, bringing the spirit of a start-up nimble leader to high-stakes thought leadership and engagement strategies.