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Jed Williams

Jed Williams

Chief Strategy Officer, Local Media Association, USA

Jed is the Chief Strategy Officer at the Local Media Association, where he leads industrywide business transformation and digital growth initiatives for newspapers, radio and TV broadcasters, digital publishers, and R&D companies. These programs include Innovation Missions, Chief Digital Club executive learning groups, and LMA’s strategic consulting practice. He also spearheads LMA’s creation of Accelerate Local, an accelerator designed to foster profitable business transformation across local media.

Previously, Jed was Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Vendasta, where he managed partnerships with leading media companies and drove the company’s go-to-market strategy.

Jed has also held positions as Vice President of Strategic Consulting at BIA/Kelsey and Director of Business Development at Main Street Hub. He has led strategic consulting projects for AT&T, GateHouse Media, Google, NBC, Time-Warner Cable and Yahoo!.

Jed’s insights have been cited by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Bloomberg, Digiday, FOX Business, and the BBC, among others. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and corporate meetings, and has written extensively on creative destruction and disruptive media. His work has been published and taught by the Columbia Journalism School and the Yale School of Management.

Jed received his master’s in media entrepreneurship from the School of Media and Journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was named the Outstanding M.A. Graduate by the school.