Glenn Williams appointed chief diversity officer, HP Inc.

Williams was formerly VP-HR and chief diversity officer, Qualcomm


HP Inc. has announced the appointment of Glenn Williams as its new chief diversity officer.

Williams moves from Qualcomm where he was VP – HR and chief diversity officer since November 2021.

An alumnus of Harvard Law School, Williams served as senior legal specialist in the US Army for four years, from 2004 to 2008. He also served as senior manager, NATO, based out of the Netherlands Law Centre, for two years.

Having pursued human relations at the University of Oklahoma, Williams was associated with ExxonMobil as HR business partner and compliance (GSF), based out of Texas from 2014 to 2016.

His next stop was Amazon, where he served as global lead, programme management, talent acquisition. For three years, he actively participated in the planning processes and guided the prioritisation and resourcing of new initiatives with the leadership team, TA specialists and cross-functional customers.

It was in 2019 that he joined Qualcomm as director – human resources. Less than two years into this role, he was elevated to senior director – human resources. By 2021, he became VP of human resources overseeing employee relations, corporate social responsibility, people compliance and diversity, equity and inclusion.

At HP, Williams will lead the company’s global diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy and initiatives starting end of May 2023.

He will be stepping into the shoes of Lesley Slaton Brown, who has moved on from the company to join the National Basketball Association as chief DE&I officer.

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