Prior to heading up sales at INVECAS, Ian Williams served as Corporate vice president of the Asia Pacific region for AMD comprising of the Japan, South Korea, the ASEAN countries, Australia and New Zealand, and India markets. In this capacity Williams is responsible for the Sales and Marketing activities across this region. Prior to this Williams was Corporate vice president of global sales and marketing operations for AMD. In this capacity Williams was responsible for driving all aspects of the revenue attainment process, sales forecast inputs into the demand planning process, service offerings and business rules definition, sales force automation initiatives, Sales training initiatives, sales incentive plan administration and the marketing operations governance and metrics related to AMD’s marketing program spend. Williams was a veteran at AMD with a total of 19 years service.
Prior to this, Williams served as Corporate vice president and general manager of the Embedded Business Unit for Spansion where he was responsible for leveraging Spansion’s broad NOR Flash memory product offering, including MirrorBit™ and floating gate solutions, in a variety of rapidly expanding embedded markets. He was a member of the executive team that integrated the Flash memory businesses of AMD and Fujitsu that ultimately became Spansion.
Prior to joining Spansion, Williams was vice president of sales operations for AMD’s Memory Group. In this capacity, he focused on business marketing, sales operations and corporate quality to ensure that customers received the highest levels of quality and service. Prior to this appointment, Williams served as director of business and regional marketing for AMD’s Memory Group.
Before joining AMD, Williams was distributor marketing manager at Intersil Corp and northern Europe sales manager for GE Semiconductor.
Williams received his business education from Barry College in the United Kingdom.