Donald Williams


Donald A. Williams

Executive Vice President, WW Engineering

Transforming Technology into Customer Success

Donald Williams joined Polycom’s executive team in January 2018 as the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Engineering. He is responsible for leading a global team of innovators as they continue to bring cutting edge technologies and visual collaboration products to market, and as they develop the company’s next-generation video, audio and content sharing solutions.

Donald is a seasoned software industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in leading global R&D teams across a broad spectrum of technologies. Prior to joining Polycom, he advised Silicon Valley startups and served as Vice President and Head of Engineering for San Jose based Prysm. Don is a truly global R&D leader, having held senior leadership roles based in Estonia and India at Skype and Cisco, respectively, along with leadership roles at Autonometry and OfficeToGo.

Donald is based in Austin, Texas and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Chico State University in California.

"The UC industry is in the midst of an incredible transformation and Polycom has a track record of leading with innovation. The opportunities for growth and to create products that drive the way people communicate in business and beyond are some of the most exciting opportunities in tech right now and I am thrilled to be a part of it."

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