Antonio (Tony) Williams

Antonio (Tony) Williams

Resident, Ward Five

Tony Williams currently serves as the Executive Director of External Affairs for Comcast NBCUniversal. In this position, Tony partners with civil rights, consumer and community organizations to expand free speech, civil rights, and economic inclusion within technology and media.
 
Previously Tony led partnerships for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program. Under his leadership Comcast enabled thousands of school districts, libraries, community-based organizations, government agencies, and federal, state, and local elected officials to connect low income Americans to broadband at home while ensuring that they also have the digital literacy skills and tools necessary to thrive in a 21st century economy.  Today Internet Essentials is the largest and most impactful broadband adoption program in the world connecting over 8 million low income Americans to high speed Internet.
 
Tony currently serves on the boards of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, The March on Washington Film Festival, Call 4 Action and Black Tech Mecca. He is also an advisor for the Multicultural Media Caucus Association and the DC Chapter of the New Leaders Council. 
 
Prior to Comcast Tony worked for Senator Norm Coleman and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is a 2016 Presidential Leadership Scholar, holds a Masters in Journalism from American University and is graduate of Macalester College.