Veronica Williams holds a B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Williams is the Founder and a Managing Director of ACT Inc., a professional services firm that focuses on the intersection between operations, finance and technology. With a focus on the financial services and IT industries, she has worked with major clients such as American Express, IBM, Motorola, Verizon and the IntercontinentalExchange. Prior to ACT Inc., Ms. Williams held line and staff positions at Control Data, AT&T, IBM and Fujitsu. She has written articles, books, and delivered keynotes at leading events including COMDEX and UTC.