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Ron J. Williams (he/him)

Impactful Venture Builder, Co-Created

Ron is a venture builder and corporate innovation leader. As a Partner at Co-Created, he helps organizations be bolder and better by identifying, building and scaling new, impactful ventures. He’s been investing, advising and building startups for 15 years across enterprise and consumer spaces.

Previously Ron led strategy for D10X, the venture incubation program for Citibank’s Consumer business where he was responsible for reinventing its innovation operating model.

Named by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business, Ron is especially passionate about helping organizations build “good growth” engines: innovation that creates equity and sustainability with every dollar of revenue. He’s particularly excited about the future of inclusive financial services, education, smart cities and family wellness.

Sessions

Startupfest

Mentor Roundtables: Let's Solve Your Problems

Every startup must master a range of skills, from hiring and selling, to delivering products, to crafting superb communications that compel and entice. See More.
Startupfest

Mentor Roundtables: Taboo Topics (back by popular demand!)

There's no such thing as a stupid question—but there are plenty of questions nobody asks, because they're taboo. See More.
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