Denise Williams is Coast Salish from Cowichan Tribes on Vancouver Island. She is the Executive Director of the First Nations Technology Council. Prior to joining the First Nations Technology Council, Ms. Williams was a program analyst with Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada and a program officer of education technology for the First Nations Education Steering Committee. She is currently the Vice President of the Urban Native Youth Association and a board member on the First Mile Connectivity Consortium. She holds her Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) and her Business Administration Graduate Diploma from Simon Fraser University.