Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Transformation Solutions
Forrester's CIO Forum 2012
Bruce Williams is Senior Vice President for Strategic Business Transformation Solutions at Software AG. In this capacity, he is the senior executive responsible for the performance of the company’s most strategic customers in North America, with a particular emphasis on enabling process-driven business transformation. He was previously the Senior Vice President responsible for the company’s webMethods business process management (BPM) suite.
Mr. Williams speaks and writes frequently on topics in business and technology trends. He co-authored Six Sigma for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons, 2005 and 2012), Six Sigma Workbook for Dummies (2006), Lean for Dummies (2007, 2012), and booklet publications of BPM Basics for Dummies (2008) and Process Intelligence for Dummies (2010).
Previously, Mr. Williams was Chairman and CEO of Savvi International, co-founder and CEO of The Six Sigma Management Institute, and co-founder of Entrada Software. He also held several senior management positions with Sybase; before that, he spent 16 years in technical management, systems, and software engineering positions for Ball Aerospace Systems.
Mr. Williams holds a dual Master of Engineering in technical management and computer science, completed in 1988 from the University of Colorado and Johns Hopkins University. He first graduated with a Bachelor of Science in physics and astrophysics from Colorado in 1978.