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Xavier Williams

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AVCtechnologies

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Xavier Williams’ Biography

Xavier Williams is the CEO and a Board Director of American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVCT), a global cloud communications provider. AVCtechnologies is focused on the delivery of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaas), Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) and Communication Protocols as a Service (CPaaS) along with Cybersecurity and IT services to private and public organizations such as educational institutions and businesses. Xavier's long-standing experience in Telecom & Technology industry, dedication to customer and proven record to delivery results qualifies him to drive value for AVCT’s shareholders.

Mr. Williams' experience in the Telecom & Technology industry stems from several decades at AT&T in a wide variety of leadership roles, which shaped his proficiencies and honed his field of expertise. Previously, Xavier served as the President of AT&T’s Public Sector and FirstNet, where he was responsible for the organization of a 4,000-person global team as well as managing a massive broadband network for first responders. Other roles at AT&T include President of National Business & Government Solutions and President of the Public Sector & Wholesale Markets, alongside positions in sales, finance, management and HR.

Xavier also serves as mentor and advisor in his community and provides guidance to others in the industry. He has served as a member of the Advisory Board for National Sales Network and Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional & Community Advancement, a non-profit resource group that offers scholarships and career advancement for members of the community. Mr. Williams is an active supporter of many charitable organizations such as Make-A-Wish America and the National Urban League.

For his exceptional work, Xavier has been honored with a number of awards, including the Wash100 Leaders in Government Contracting by Executive Mosaic for his commitment to offering high-quality customer service.

Xavier’s Newsfeed

Businesswire
Cisco and AVCT Join Student Freedom Initiative, Expanding Strategic Partnership...

Xavier Williams, CEO of AVC Technologies, added, “With our teams already on the ground to lay initial groundwork with HBCU staff, we are eager to deliver on our commitment and status as a Cisco Gold Triple Master Partner to enable compliance with cyber security requirements, install the solution(s) to mitigate any gaps, collaborate with SFI and the HBCUs as they define their long-term strategy for leveraging these solutions to meet other HBCU-unique objectives.”

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AVCT Announces Xavier Williams as New CEO

“I am delighted to join the AVCT team,” said Williams. “Thanks to the efforts of Darrell and the entire team, AVCT is extremely well-positioned to win in the fast-growing cloud communications and IT services industry. I look forward to working with the team to build on the strong foundation that has been laid, continuing to deliver exceptional white-glove service to our enterprise customers, and to capture the tremendous market opportunity before us. Together we plan to drive sustainable, industry-leading growth that benefits employees, shareholders, and the communities in which we operate.”

Xavier’s Background

AVCtechnologies
CEO
Oct 2020 - Present
Atlanta, GA, USA
AVCtechnologies is a leader in developing comprehensive and innovative cloud-based UCaaS, Cybersecurity and IT solutions. It was born out of the completion of a 2020 merger between Pensare Acquisition Corp. and Stratos Management (Computex).
AT&T
Various Positions
Sep 1990 - Sep 2020
Dallas, TX, USA
AT&T is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies. Xavier held various leadership positions at AT&T, including President of Public Sector & FirstNet, President of National Business & Government Solutions, President of the Public Sector & Wholesale Markets, President of Business Operations and EVP Global Customer Service.

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Current Board Positions

AVCtechnologies
Board Director
Oct 2020 - Present
Atlanta, GA, USA
AVCtechnologies is a leader in developing comprehensive and innovative cloud-based UCaaS, Cybersecurity and IT solutions. It was born out of the completion of a 2020 merger between Pensare Acquisition Corp. and Stratos Management (Computex).

Previous Board Positions

Make-A-Wish America
Board of Directors
Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in 1980 to make wishes become a reality for children and young people with life-threatening conditions.
National Sales Network
Advisory Board
Atlanta, GA, USA
National Sales Network (NSN) is a nonprofit membership organization that offers a wide variety of seminars to develop its members' sales and sales management skills. NSN hosts annual conferences and career fairs for its members.
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Philanthropy

Make-A-Wish America
Supporter
Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in 1980 to make wishes become a reality for children and young people with life-threatening conditions.

Media

Xavier Williams of American Virtual Cloud Technologies: How To Communicate With Your Team Effectively Even If You Are Rarely In The Same Physical Space
Interview
May 2021
Xavier Williams discusses his move from AT&T to AVCtechnologies and how the pandemic has shifted the workforce. He describes the difficulties of working on a team without being physically present with co-workers and offers advice for overcoming these challenges such as finding better ways to communicate effectively to build trust and encourage wide-spread participation.
Xavier Williams, CEO of AVT, asks: Does the content you read expand your thinking?
Interview
Feb 2021
Xavier joins the Corporate Competitor Podcast to speak on his experience with AT&T, how he managed to grow his team to become exceptionally successful and how he commits himself to staying educated from 5 to 8 to hone his leadership skills.
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Publications

Applying Our Position As A Technology Leader To Do Good In The Community
Author
May 2020
Xavier Williams discusses the importance of technological advancements in higher education, and he describes the ways that AVCtechnologies will be joining an initiative with Student Freedom Initiative to modernize technology and infrastructure to better universities. He says: "We are in a position, and have a responsibility, to make a difference in these communities."

Awards & Endorsements

AT&T Chairman's Diversity Award
Honoree
Dallas, TX, USA
Xavier Williams was honored with the AT&T Chairman's Diversity Award for his commitment to inclusion and diversity in the company as well as in the community.
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National Eagle Leadership Institute's Eagle Award
Honoree
Overland Park, KS, USA
Xavier Williams was recognized with the Eagle Award for his high standard of leadership by the National Eagle Leadership Institute.
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Xavier’s Education

Edinboro University
Doctor of Public Service
2018 - 2018
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