speaker bio

Matt Williams

MD of Marketing and Revenue - Optus

Matt Williams is Managing Director, Marketing and Revenue. He joined Optus in April 2019 and leads the core products that serve Optus’s consumer customers.
A highly experienced executive with over 20 years’ experience in telecoms and technology in markets around the world. Matt joined Optus from Vodafone where he was part of the global leadership team and held roles spanning strategy, marketing and commercial management. He has led country business units in Vodafone operating companies, and held leadership roles in the Group’s global headquarters. He most recently led the Consumer Business for Vodafone in New Zealand, and prior to that was the Group Commercial Director leading marketing, product and commercial initiatives across the world-wide business. Earlier in his career Matt worked in strategy consulting and investment banking. Matt has also held a number of board director roles.

Matt has lived and worked in cities around the world. He has an MBA with Distinction from London Business School, where he also led the Student Association and was a member of the school’s Governing Board. Earlier, Matt completed a Master of Arts with First Class Honours at the University of Auckland.

Matt is passionate about the essential role that digital connectivity plays in our modern lives, and is focused on delivering great customer experiences and digital innovation.

Matt has recently moved to Sydney with his wife, Lucy, and three children.