Jennifer

Williams

Associate Client Partner

Jennifer Williams serves on the global leadership team of Korn Ferry's Assessment & Succession solution area and is a member of the Board and CEO Practice.

Ms. Williams helps organizations define what talent they need, understand the talent they have, and close the gaps. She focuses on solving business issues through the creation of strategic success profiles and the assessment and development of executives against those profiles, as well as broader succession planning. She was instrumental in the creation and launch of the firm's global CEO Succession offering and served for several years as Practice Manager.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Williams worked for a global executive search firm. There, she helped to create and build the company's Global Chief Marketing Officer Practice, which became the second largest practice in the firm after only two years. She also participated in the Consumer Practice, was a talent manager for the firm's Chief Advisor Network, and a member of the Senior Associate training faculty.

Throughout her career, Ms. Williams has been consistently engaged in working and consulting with senior leadership teams and creating organization-wide solutions. She spent a number of years at Deutsche Bank, one of the largest global investment banks in the world, as a senior project manager for the Equities division. There, she was responsible for all construction and technology initiatives in North America, as well as managing the Equities' real estate portfolio. She began her career at Deutsche Bank as an associate in the Equity Research division on the Major Chemicals team.

Before joining Deutsche Bank, she worked for Grey Advertising, managing the personal portfolio of the Chairman of the Board and CEO. Prior to Grey, Ms. Williams was on the senior management team of Inspirica, where she helped to create the business plan for this private tutoring start up.

Ms. Williams earned a bachelor of science degree in human development from Cornell University.