Mark Williams, Wininsights

Mark Williams is the Founder of The Identity Post and WIN Insights. He is a highly regarded thought leader, consultant, coach, public speaker, and author of five books, including the best-selling book entitled: The 10 Lenses, The Guide to Living and Working in a Multicultural World

Mark is known for his unique ability to integrate conceptual frameworks, research, and diagnostics with web-based tools and multimedia. Mark has conducted extensive research in the field of identity and diversity with leading firms such as Gallup, Zogby, Harris and Survey USA. For nearly ten years, Mr. Williams was a worldwide consultant for Marriott International and led all aspects of their diversity strategy and education programs. Mark consulted with Marriott’s CEO and the presidents of all operating companies to customize a multimedia program that was used as the basis of their classroom, satellite and video-based training created to reach their global workforce.

Before his tenure with Marriott, Mr. Williams was a consultant with the CIA, working with top appointed political leaders to analyze shifting political and social conditions. Prior to working with the CIA, Mr. Williams was an Expert Consultant for two years with the United States Department of Education. Mark served on the Design and Facilitation team for the first Congressional Bi-Partisan Retreat held in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He has consulted with a wide variety of clients, including Exxon Corporation, AT & T, the US Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, Avon Cosmetics, Colgate Palmolive, Microsoft, Harvard Medical School, Cisco Systems, Office Depot, Microsoft, EDS, and dozens of other Fortune 500 companies, associations and educational institutions.

Mark holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology from American University in Washington, D.C. He is also an accomplished composer and has collaborated with acclaimed performers such as Vanessa Williams, Patti Austin, and Danny Glover.