Visionstate Corp. Appoints Debra Williams to Board of Directors
EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Visionstate™ Corp. (TSX VENTURE:VIS) Visionstate (or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra Williams to the Board of Directors.
Debra is an accomplished Senior Executive and Digital Transformation Strategist with more than 30 years of success in the information technology industry. She brings with her a unique global perspective and will provide Visionstate with valuable thought leadership and credibility as we consider strategic acquisitions and bring new disruptive and sustainable products to market.
Debra founded SeaBlue Inc. in 2006, a strategic consulting firm that provides diverse industry thought leadership creating and executing complex value driven digital transformational strategies incorporating technology such as business intelligence, big data insights, predictive analytics, IoT, AI and cognitive technologies.
Debra has held strategic executive level roles at IBM, MicroStrategy, Teradata, Rogers Communications and Bell Canada. During her tenure at IBM, she led the organization’s national Business Analytics strategy practice, followed by heading up the Industry Strategy practice for the Media, Entertainment and Communication sector for North America. In those roles she created a new customer engagement model that tied together go-to market teams with IBM’s global diverse business units and products, providing valuable new data-driven solutions and value-driven outcomes. She was able to turn this into a set of relevant next generation industry solutions including strategy and execution services that drove a significant net new revenue stream for IBM.
As an Ambassador for Woman of Influence, she advocates for advancing opportunities for women in technology. She has given back to the global community through continued volunteer work it marginalized countries, building homes, an education and recreational facility and teaching sustainable skills to provide the education needed to prosper independently while supporting families and communities.