Rodney Williams

Founder and CEO of Lisnr

Biography

Rodney Williams, Founder/CEO of LISNR, leads one of the most disruptive companies in the IoT space and the world of mobile connectivity with a new communication protocol that is the most efficient way to connect any device with a speaker or microphone. Fresh off of their $10M Series B raise lead by Intel Capital, LISNR took the stage in 2015 racking some the world’s most coveted awards such as a Gold Lion @ Cannes for Most Innovative Mobile Technology and being selected at #12 on 2015’s CNBC Disruptor 50 to just name a few. Williams is an innovative and out-of-the-box strategic thinker who is obsessed with the ways technology will touch and improve our everyday lives. Prior to LISNR, Williams spent over 4 years at Procter & Gamble as a brand manager and is most noted for being the first marketer there to co-write digital patents. Williams holds 4 degrees but most notably two masters, one of which is an M.B.A. from Howard University.