Speaker Profile

Marc Williams
Director, Digital Content Strategy / Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Marc is currently Director, Digital Content Strategy with Columbia Threadneedle, after recent stints at Prudential Financial, UBS and Facebook.

As an Executive for the in-house agency of Chase, he led creative output for teams in Columbus, Ohio and Wilmington, Delaware. In a prior engagement with Prudential, he served as VP, Group Creative Director for their in-house agency.

Marc is also a digital agency veteran, having worked at Digitas for over 13 years on American Express. In his career he has worked on accounts that include AT&T, HBO, National Car Rental, the Peace Corps, MetLife, the NBA and Pfizer.

He has earned numerous awards including Echoes, New York Festivals, Financial Communications Society and Caples awards. He serves as a 4 A’s MAIP mentor, has co-chaired the ANA Talent Forward Alliance, and has been a member of both the ANA In-House Agency Committee and the In-House Agency Forum.

Marc graduated with a degree in journalism from California State University, Fresno and earned his MA in advertising from Syracuse University.

He is an avid reader, podcast listener and dog lover and lives in New Rochelle, NY where he and his wife have raised their family and resided for over 20 years.